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Canon EOS 400D User Manual

Canon EOS 400D User Manual

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Sections

  • Item Check List
  • Conventions Used in this Manual
  • Contents at a Glance
  • Handling Precautions
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Nomenclature
  • Getting Started
  • Recharging the Battery
  • Installing and Removing the Battery
  • Installing and Removing the CF Card
  • Mounting and Detaching a Lens
  • How to Shoot
  • Switching the LCD Monitor Screen
  • Menu Operations and Settings
  • Before You Start
  • Basic Shooting and Image Playback
  • 1 Fully Automatic Shooting
  • 1 Full Auto Techniques
  • 2 Shooting Portraits
  • 3 Shooting Landscapes
  • 4 Shooting Close-ups
  • 5 Shooting Moving Subjects
  • 6 Shooting Portraits at Night
  • 7 Disabling Flash
  • j Using the Self-timer
  • x Image Playback
  • Advanced Shooting Techniques
  • d: Program AE
  • Z: Changing the ISO SpeedN
  • Using the Built-in Flash
  • E: Changing the AF ModeN
  • 2Select the AF point
  • S Selecting the AF PointN
  • i Continuous ShootingN
  • 3 Setting the Image-Recording Quality
  • 3 Selecting a Picture StyleN
  • More Advanced Techniques
  • s: Action Shots
  • f: Changing the Depth of Field
  • a: Manual Exposure
  • 8: Automatic Depth-of-Field AE
  • Setting Exposure CompensationN
  • Setting exposure compensation
  • 3 Auto Exposure BracketingN
  • 3 Customizing the Picture StyleN
  • 3 Defining a New Picture StyleN
  • 3 Setting the Color SpaceN
  • A AE LockN
  • A FE LockN
  • B: Setting the White BalanceN
  • 3 White Balance CorrectionN
  • Preventing Camera Shake
  • Handy Features
  • 3 Silencing the Beeper
  • 3 CF Card Reminder
  • 3 Setting the Image Review Time
  • 3 Set the Auto Power-off Time
  • 3 Setting the LCD Monitor Brightness
  • 3 File Numbering Method
  • 3 Auto Rotate of Vertical Images
  • B Checking Camera Function Settings
  • 3 Reverting the Camera to the Default SettingsN
  • 3 Preventing the LCD Monitor from Turning off Automatically
  • 3 Setting Custom FunctionsN
  • 3 Transferring Images to a Personal Computer
  • 3 Automatic Sensor Cleaning
  • 3 Appending Dust Delete DataN
  • 3 About “Sensor cleaning: Manual”N
  • Image Management
  • x Searching for Images Quickly
  • u/y Magnified View
  • 3 Rotating the Image
  • 3 Auto Playback
  • Displaying the Images on TV
  • 3 Protecting Images
  • L Erasing Images
  • Shooting information display
  • Shooting Information Display
  • Printing Images
  • Preparing to Print
  • wPrinting with PictBridge
  • A/S Printing with CP Direct and BJ Direct
  • Trimming the Image
  • Easy Printing
  • 3 Print Ordering
  • 3 Direct Printing with DPOF
  • Reference
  • External Speedlites
  • R Wireless Remote Control
  • Using a Household Power Outlet
  • Replacing the Date/Time Battery
  • Menu Settings
  • Function Availability Table
  • When Autofocus Fails
  • Troubleshooting Guide
  • Error Codes
  • Error code
  • System Map
  • Specifications
  • Index

INSTRUCTION MANUAL

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INSTRUCTION MANUAL

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Thank you for purchasing a Canon product.
The EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi/EOS 400D DIGITAL is a highperformance, digital single-lens reflex camera with a 10.10-megapixel imaging sensor. The camera provides many features such as Picture Styles to enhance your photographic expression, fast autofocus for moving subjects, shooting modes for beginners as well as advanced users, and direct printing. Also, the Self Cleaning Sensor Unit removes dust adhering to the sensor.

Get to know your camera while shooting
This manual explains how to shoot various subjects and scenes for both beginners and advanced users. With a digital camera, you can immediately view the image you have captured. While reading this manual, take pictures as instructed and check the results. This is how you can learn to use the camera and better enjoy photography. To prevent botched pictures and accidents, read the Safety Warnings (p.10,11) and Handling Precautions (p.12,13).

Test the Camera Before Using
After shooting, playback and check the image whether it has been properly recorded. If the camera or memory card is faulty and the images cannot be recorded on the card or be read by a personal computer, Canon cannot be held liable.

Copyrights
Copyright laws in your country may prohibit the use of your recorded images of people and certain subjects for anything but private enjoyment. Also be aware that certain public performances, exhibitions, etc., may prohibit photography even for private enjoyment.

Web site to learn and enjoy photography
http://web.canon.jp/Imaging/enjoydslr/index.html

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Item Check List
Before starting, check that all the following items have been included with your camera. If anything is missing, contact your dealer. The accessories included can also be checked in the System Map (p.164).
Camera: EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi/EOS 400D DIGITAL
(includes eyecup, body cap, and installed battery for the date/time clock)

Lens: EF-S18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 II
(includes lens cap, dust cap) *Lens Kit only.

Power Source: Battery Pack NB-2LH (with protective cover) Charger: Battery Charger CB-2LW/CB-2LWE
*CB-2LW or CB-2LWE is included.

Power Cord for Battery Charger *For CB-2LWE. 2 Cables Interface Cable IFC-400PCU Video Cable VC-100 Strap: EW-100DBII (with eyepiece cover) 2 CD-ROMs EOS DIGITAL Solution Disk (bundled software) Software Instruction Manual (PDF) Pocket Guide
Quick start guide to shooting.

EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi/EOS 400D DIGITAL Instruction Manual
(this booklet)

Software Guide
Gives an overview of the bundled software and explains the software installation procedure.

Warranty Card of Camera Warranty Card of Lens *Lens Kit only.
* Be careful not to lose any of the above items. * The CF card (for recording images) is not included. Please purchase it separately.

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The 3 icon indicates a function which can be changed by pressing the <M> button and changing the setting. About (p.Conventions Used in this Manual Icons in this Manual The <6> icon indicates the Main Dial. and settings correspond to the icons and markings on the camera and on the LCD monitor.5-5. 9 or 8 indicates that the respective function remains active for 4 sec.. About the Symbols : Tip or advice for better shooting. 6 sec. dials. The <V> and <U> icons indicate the cross keys. 0.20). or 16 sec. : Warning to prevent shooting problems. : Problem-solving advice. Basic Assumptions * All operations explained in this manual assume that the power switch is already set to <1>. In this manual.6 II lens. : Supplemental information. The M icon on the upper right of the page indicates that the function is available only in the Creative Zone modes (p. 4 . the icons and markings indicating the camera’s buttons. the instructions show the camera attached with an EF-S18-55mm f/3. The <0> icon indicates the SET button.**) Indicates the reference page number. respectively after you let go of the button. * It is assumed that all the menu settings and Custom Functions are set to the default.. * For explanatory purposes.

....44 Shooting Close-ups...54 Changing the AF Mode ................................59 Setting the Image-Recording Quality ...................3 Conventions Used in this Manual................................................................52 Changing the ISO Speed ...................................................................46 Shooting Portraits at Night ........................................................................42 Shooting Portraits......................................37 3 2 Basic Shooting and Image Playback 39 4 Fully Automatic Shooting ...............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................56 Selecting the AF Point.........................................................................................................................43 Shooting Landscapes.......................8 Handling Precautions ..............................................26 Installing and Removing the CF Card .............................................................................................................................................................................................................50 5 6 3 Advanced Shooting Techniques 51 7 Program AE............................63 8 5 ................49 Image Playback...............................................................34 Menu Operations and Settings............................35 Before You Start.................................................47 Disabling Flash................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................4 Contents at a Glance ............................................................................................60 Selecting a Picture Style ...................................................Contents Introduction Item Check List ............................................53 Using the Built-in Flash .....................48 Using the Self-timer....................................................................31 Switching the LCD Monitor Screen ..............................................................................................30 How to Shoot.................28 Mounting and Detaching a Lens .............................................................................................16 1 1 Getting Started 23 2 Recharging the Battery .........................................................................................................................................................................................................................14 Nomenclature..........12 Quick Start Guide.............................................................................................................45 Shooting Moving Subjects..............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................40 Full Auto Techniques ....................................57 Continuous Shooting.......24 Installing and Removing the Battery ........................................................................................................................................................

....................................................... 76 Customizing the Picture Style................................................. 107 Automatic Sensor Cleaning ................ 86 White Balance Correction........ 101 Transferring Images to a Personal Computer ...................................................... 68 Manual Exposure ........................................................................................................... 99 Reverting the Camera to the Default Settings................................... 94 CF Card Reminder ............................................... 90 5 Handy Features 93 Handy Features ............. 71 Automatic Depth-of-Field AE ............................................................................................................................................................................................. 74 Auto Exposure Bracketing ......................................................................................................................... 72 Changing the Metering Mode .......................................................................................... 114 6 ...... 81 Setting the Color Space ................................................................................................................. 84 FE Lock .............................................................................................................. 95 Setting the LCD Monitor Brightness .............. 100 Preventing the LCD Monitor from Turning off Automatically ............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 98 Checking Camera Function Settings.................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 101 Setting Custom Functions ...................................Contents 4 More Advanced Techniques 65 Action Shots .................. 66 Changing the Depth of Field........ 95 File Numbering Method ................................................................. 111 Appending Dust Delete Data ................................................................................................... 112 About “Sensor cleaning: Manual” ......................................................................................... 83 AE Lock ....................... 85 Setting the White Balance ..................................................................... 88 Preventing Camera Shake ................................................................................ 73 Setting Exposure Compensation ........................................... 96 Auto Rotate of Vertical Images. 78 Defining a New Picture Style ............................................... 94 Silencing the Beeper . 94 Setting the Image Review Time ..................................................................................................................................................................................... 94 Set the Auto Power-off Time ..........................................

.....120 Displaying the Images on TV ............................................................................166 Index ....................155 Menu Settings ..............124 1 2 7 Printing Images 127 Preparing to Print .....................132 Printing with CP Direct and BJ Direct...............................................................................................163 System Map ......................139 Trimming the Image .......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................164 Specifications ..........................116 Magnified View................129 Printing with PictBridge ..................................123 Shooting Information Display ............................................149 3 4 8 Reference 151 5 External Speedlites .................................................................................................................................................................................156 Function Availability Table ...............................................................................................................................................................................................................................118 Rotating the Image.............................................................154 Replacing the Date/Time Battery ..152 Wireless Remote Control ...................................................153 Using a Household Power Outlet .............................................................................................................122 Erasing Images ...................................................................................................................................................................119 Auto Playback ....................................................................143 Print Ordering....158 When Autofocus Fails ........161 Error Codes...........Contents 6 Image Management 115 Searching for Images Quickly .......................................................................................................................................................................................................................144 Direct Printing with DPOF ........................................................................................121 Protecting Images ....................................................176 6 7 8 7 ...................................160 Troubleshooting Guide.................................................................................................................................................................................142 Easy Printing ....................................................................................................................................................................................

39 .64 (Monochrome) Make a large size print of the picture Take many pictures Take black-and-white or sepia photos 8 .63 (Selecting a Picture Style) p.68 (f Aperture-priority AE) Adjust the image brightness (exposure) p.48 (Basic Zone modes) p. 54 (Flash photography) p.48 (7 Flash Off) p.74 (Exposure compensation) Shoot under low light Shoot without flash p. 1) p.40. 59 (i Continuous shooting) p.71 (Bulb exposure) Photograph fireworks at night Image Quality Change the image effects p.43. 46. 83.49 (j Self-timer) Take a picture of myself in a group Freeze the action Take a blurred action shot p.60 (73. 86) p.Contents at a Glance Shooting Shoot automatically Shoot continuously p.60 (76.66 (s Shutter-priority AE) Blur the background Keep the background in sharp focus p.

103 (C.50 (x Playback) p.121 (Video OUT) p.95 (LCD Brightness) Printing Print pictures easily p.127 (Direct printing) 9 . 56 (AI Servo AF) Playback View the images with the camera Search for pictures quickly p.123 (L Delete) p.Fn-1-4) p.122 (K Image protect) Delete unnecessary images View the images on a TV set Set the LCD brightness p.Focusing Change the point of focus Select the AF point quickly Shoot a moving subject p.116 (H Index display) Prevent important images from accidental deletion p.46.57 (S AF point selection) p.

Do not short-circuit.104°F). and material damage. keep the equipment away from the reach of children. follow the safeguards below: . accessories.40°C (32°F . or clothing. • If the battery pack or back-up battery leaks. do not exceed the recharging time.Do not install the battery pack or back-up battery in reversed polarity (+ –). and fire. or modify the battery pack or back-up battery. (Battery chemicals may harm the stomach and intestines. • If excessive heat. chemical leakage. If the battery leakage contacts your eyes.Do not insert any foreign metallic objects into the electrical contacts of the camera. When using flash to photograph an infant. • Do not fire the flash near a person’s eyes. . Do not use any home-made or modified batteries. Do not mix new and old or different types of batteries. skin. 10 .Do not recharge the battery pack outside the allowable ambient temperature range of 0°C . Be careful not to get burned in the process. consult a physician immediately. Do not apply heat or apply solder to the battery pack or back-up battery. and accessories not specified in this booklet. • Do not fire the flash at someone driving a car. Do not expose the battery pack or back-up battery to fire or water. power sources. If a child swallows the battery. deforms. It may cause an accident. etc. remove it immediately. flush the affected area with lots of clean water without rubbing it. heat generation. • During the recharging. or fumes are emitted during battery pack recharging. Also. . or emits smoke or fumes. • Do not leave any cords near a heat source.Do not use any batteries. and explosions. skin. Preventing Serious Injury or Death • To prevent fire. The cord can accidentally choke the child or give an electrical shock. connecting cables. keep at least 1 meter away. • Before storing the camera or accessory when not in use. remove the battery pack and disconnect the power plug. changes color. This is to prevent electrical shock. This is to prevent an explosion or fire. insulate the electrical contacts with tape to prevent contact with other metallic objects or batteries. disassemble. . It can cause blindness or skin problems. immediately unplug the battery charger from the power outlet to stop the recharging and prevent a fire. . • Do not use the equipment where there is flammable gas. It can deform the cord or melt the insulation and cause a fire or electrical shock. See a physician immediately. It may impair the person’s vision.) • When disposing of a battery pack or back-up battery. excessive heat. And do not subject the battery pack or back-up battery to strong physical shock. and clothing. This is to prevent fire or an explosion. death. • Keep the back-up battery away from children. smoke. • Prevent any battery leakage from contacting your eyes.Safety Warnings Follow these safeguards and use the equipment properly to prevent injury.

11 . • Do not leave a lens or lens-attached camera under the sun without the lens cap attached. • Do not use paint thinner. The equipment may become hot and cause skin burns. or oily.Always insert the power plug all the way in.Do not handle a power plug with wet hands. humid. contact your dealer or your nearest Canon Service Center. or other organic solvents to clean the equipment. do not touch the internal parts due to the possibility of electrical shock. This is to prevent fire and electrical shock. • Do not disassemble or modify the equipment. Also do not twist or tie the cords.Do not scratch. . • Do not store the equipment in dusty or humid places. • Occasionally unplug the power plug and use a dry cloth to clean off the dust around the power outlet. or excessively bend the cord or put a heavy object on the cord. Otherwise. Doing so may damage your vision. check if it is allowed. If the surrounding is dusty. The battery pack or back-up battery can also become hot and cause skin burns.Do not connect too many power plugs to the same power outlet. • Do not use or leave the battery pack or back-up battery in a hot environment. • Do not look at the sun or an extremely bright light source through the camera or lens. benzene. cut. This is to prevent fire and electrical shock. • Keep the camera from the reach of small children. . . grasp and pull the plug instead of the cord.When unplugging a power plug. . follow the safeguards below: . Preventing Injury or Equipment Damage • Do not leave equipment inside a car under the hot sun or near a heat source. Doing so may cause battery leakage or a shorter battery life. • Do not carry the camera around while it is attached to a tripod. • Before using the camera inside an airplane or hospital. the lens may concentrate the sun’s rays and cause a fire. Also make sure the tripod is sturdy enough to support the camera and lens. Electromagnetic waves emitted by the camera may interfere with the plane’s instruments or the hospital’s medical equipment. High-voltage internal parts can cause electrical shock. The neck strap can accidentally choke the child. Doing so may cause injury. • Do not cover or wrap the battery-recharging apparatus with a cloth.• If you drop the equipment and the casing breaks open to expose the internal parts. promptly remove the battery pack and back-up battery. Doing so may cause fire or a health hazard.Do not use a cord whose insulation has been damaged. • To prevent fire and electrical shock. Doing so may trap heat within and cause the casing to deform or catch fire. If the product does not work properly or requires repair. the dust on the power outlet may become moist and short-circuit the outlet to cause a fire. . • If you drop the camera in water or if water or metal fragments enter inside the camera.

The camera is not waterproof and cannot be used underwater. and focusing screen. Also avoid using or leaving the camera near anything emitting strong radio waves such as a large antenna. This is to prevent the contacts from corroding. Use a blower to blow away dust on the lens. Even while the camera is in storage. remove the lens. Do not drop it or subject it to physical shock. Do not touch the camera’s electrical contacts with your fingers. Corroded contacts can cause camera misoperation. Do not use cleaners that contain organic solvents to clean the camera body or lens. Never attempt to disassemble the camera yourself. promptly consult your nearest Canon Service Center. If the camera is suddenly brought in from the cold into a warm room. have the camera checked by your Canon dealer or check the camera yourself and make sure it is working properly. Never leave the camera near anything having a strong magnetic field such as a magnet or electric motor. well-ventilated location. reflex mirror. first put the camera in a sealed plastic bag and let it adjust to the warmer temperature before taking it out of the bag. wipe with a well-wrung wet cloth. take the camera to the nearest Canon Service Center. and wait until the condensation has evaporated before using the camera. If the camera will not be used for an extended period. Avoid storing the camera where there are corrosive chemicals such as a darkroom or chemical lab. If the camera has been exposed to salty air. For stubborn dirt. Do not leave the camera in excessive heat such as in a car in direct sunlight. If the camera has not been used for an extended period. do not use the camera. The camera contains precision electronic circuitry. High temperatures can cause the camera to malfunction. viewfinder. condensation may form on the camera and internal parts. Strong magnetic fields can cause camera misoperation or destroy image data. To prevent condensation. Wipe off any water droplets with a dry cloth. remove the battery and store the camera in a cool. CF card and battery from the camera. dry. If there is condensation. If you have not used the camera for some time or if there is an important shoot coming up. press the shutter button a few times once in a while to check that the camera is still working.Handling Precautions Camera Care This camera is a precision instrument. test all its functions before using the camera. If condensation forms on the camera. If you accidentally drop the camera into water. 12 . This is to avoid damaging the camera.

Otherwise.01% or less pixels. the images recorded on the CF card might be lost. If the LCD monitor is left on for a prolonged period. etc.. They do not affect the images recorded. or humid locations. Do not leave the CF card in direct sunlight or near a heat source. Always store your CF cards in a case to protect the data stored on them. Doing so could damage the images recorded on them. attach the lens caps or put down the lens with the rear end up to avoid scratching the lens surface and electrical contacts. Also avoid places prone to having static electricity. this is only temporarily and will disappear when the camera is left unused for a few days. are not a malfunction. there might be a few dead pixels among the remaining 0. speakers. dusty. Do not bend the card or subject it to any excessive force or physical shock. Contacts 13 .Handling Precautions LCD Monitor Although the LCD monitor is manufactured with very high precision technology with over 99. Dead pixels displaying only black or red. Do not store or use the CF card near anything having a strong magnetic field such as a TV set. screen burn-in may occur where you see remnants of what was displayed. CF Card The CF card is a precision device. Do not store the CF card in hot.99% effective pixels. Lens Electrical Contacts After detaching the lens from the camera. Do not spill any liquid onto the CF card. Doing so can warp the cards and make them unusable. or magnet. Do not drop the CF card or subject it to vibration. However.

31) The current camera settings appear on the LCD monitor. see page 24.30) Open the CF card slot cover and insert a CF card. align it with the red index.28) Face the label side toward you and insert the end with the small holes into the camera. Set the lens focus mode switch to <AF>. (p. (p.26) To recharge the battery. Set the power switch to <1>. (p. For other lenses. align it with the white index on the camera.30) When attaching an EF-S lens.Quick Start Guide 1 2 3 4 5 14 For EF-S lens For EF l ens Insert the battery. Attach the lens. . (p. (p.

Quick Start Guide

6 7 8 9

Set the Mode Dial to <1> (Full Auto). (p.40)
All the necessary camera settings will be set automatically.

Focus the subject. (p.33)
Look through the viewfinder and aim the viewfinder center over the subject. Press the shutter button halfway, and the camera will focus the subject.

Take the picture. (p.33) Press the shutter button completely to take the picture.

Review the picture on the LCD monitor. (p.94)
The captured image will be displayed for about 2 sec. on the LCD monitor.

The camera setting display on the LCD monitor turns off automatically when you put your eye near the eyepiece. To view images captured so far, see “Image Playback” (p.50). To delete an image, see “Erasing Images” (p.123).

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Nomenclature
The parts indicated in bold are used up to the “Basic Shooting and Image Playback” section.
Mode Dial (p.20) Power switch (p.31) Power lamp (p.31) Flash-sync contacts <6> Main Dial (p.4) Shutter button (p.33) Hot shoe (p.152) <V> Focal plane mark (p.45) Strap mount (p.22) Built-in flash/AF-assist beam (p.54/104) EF Lens mount index (p.30) EF-S Lens mount index (p.30)

Red-eye reduction/ Self-timer lamp (p.55/49) Remote control sensor (p.153) Grip Mirror (p.91,114) Contacts (p.13) Lens mount

<D> Flash button (p.54) Terminal cover Lens release button (p.30)

Depth-of-field preview button (p.70) Lens lock pin

EF-S18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 II lens
Focusing ring (p.58) Hood EW-60C (optional) mount Zoom ring Video OUT terminal (p.121) Remote control terminal (p.90) 58 mm filter thread (front of lens) Digital terminal (p.107,130) Focus mode switch (p.30) Lens mount index (p.30) Contacts (p.13)

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Nomenclature

Eyecup (p.153) Viewfinder eyepiece Display-off sensor (p.101) <l> Print/Share button (p.108/143) <B> Camera setting display on/off/ Info/Trimming orientation button (p.34,99/50,124/142) <M> Menu button (p.35) <C> Jump button (p.117) <x> Playback button (p.50) <L> Erase button (p.123) LCD monitor (p.34) <i/Q> Drive mode selection button (p.49,59) Tripod socket Access lamp (p.29) Cross keys (p.35) <WZ> ISO speed set button (p.53) <XB> White balance selection button (p.86) <Yq> <ZE> Metering mode selection button (p.73) AF mode selection button (p.56) CF card slot (p.28)

Dioptric adjustment knob (p.31) <O> Aperture/Exposure compensation button (p.71/74) <A/I> AE lock/ FE lock button/ Index/Reduce button (p.84/85/116/118,142) <S/u> AF point selection/ Enlarge button (p.57/118,142)

CF card slot cover (p.28)

DC cord hole (p.154) Battery compartment cover release lever (p.26) Battery compartment cover (p.26) <0> Setting button/<A> Picture Style selection button (p.35/63)

CF card eject button (p.28)

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Nomenclature Camera Setting Display Shutter speed Shooting mode White balance Q Auto W Daylight E Shade R Cloudy Y Tungsten light U White fluorescent light I Flash O Custom White balance correction Custom Function White balance bracketing Image-recording quality 73 Large/Fine 83 Large/Normal 74 Medium/Fine 84 Medium/Normal 76 Small/Fine 86 Small/Normal 731 RAW+Large/Fine 1 RAW Metering mode q Evaluative metering w Partial metering e Center-weighted average metering Exposure level indicator Exposure compensation amount AEB range Aperture AEB ISO speed Flash exposure compensation Drive mode u Single shooting i Continuous shooting Q Self-timer/ Remote control Red-eye reduction Beeper Shots remaining Shots remaining during WB bracketing Self-timer countdown Monochrome shooting AF mode X One-Shot AF 9 AI Focus AF Z AI Servo AF g Manual Focusing AF point selection Battery check zxcn The display will show only the settings currently applicable. 18 .

Burst <2> White balance correction Exposure level indicator Exposure compensation amount AEB range Red-eye reduction lamp-on indicator <y> Flash exposure compensation Shutter speed FE lock (FEL) Busy (buSY) Built-in flash recycling (DbuSY) Aperture CF card full warning (FuLL CF) CF card error warning (Err CF) No CF card warning (no CF) The display will show only the settings currently applicable. 19 .Nomenclature Viewfinder Information AF point display indicator < > Focusing screen AF points <A> AE lock AEB in-progress <D> Flash-ready Improper FE lock warning <e> High-speed sync (FP flash) <d> FE lock/FEB in-progress <o> Focus confirmation light Max.

40) Image Zone 2 : Portrait (p.48) 20 .68) : Manual exposure (p. 1: Full Auto (p.43) 3: Landscape (p.71) 8 : Automatic Depth-of-field AE (p.44) 4 : Close-up (p.52) : Shutter-priority AE (p.72) Full Auto Basic Zone All you do is press the shutter button.Nomenclature Mode Dial The Mode Dial has the Basic Zone modes and Creative Zone modes.66) : Aperture-priority AE (p.46) 6 : Night Portrait (p.45) 5: Sports (p. Fully automatic shooting for specific kinds of subjects. d s f a : Program AE (p.47) 7: Flash Off (p. Creative Zone These modes give you more control over the result.

overheating. Using such incompatible adapters may result in fire. Battery Charger CB-2LWE Battery pack slot Recharge lamp Power cord Power cord socket Do not use any AC adapters or compact power adapters other than the ones (rated input: 100-240 V AC. or electrical shock. 21 .Nomenclature Battery Charger CB-2LW Power plug Battery pack slot index Recharge lamp Battery pack slot This power unit is intended to be correctly orientated in a vertical or floor mount position. 50/60 Hz.1 V DC) shown on the system map (p.8-8. rated output: 7.164).

Pull the strap to take up any slack and make sure the strap will not loosen from the buckle. Windows is a trademark or registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and other countries. Exif Print is a standard that enhances compatibility between digital cameras and printers.153) Eyepiece cover Adobe is a trademark of Adobe Systems Incorporated. 22 .21 (also called “Exif Print”). * This digital camera supports Design rule for Camera File System 2. The eyepiece cover is also attached to the strap. the shooting information is incorporated to optimize the print output. Then pass it through the strap’s buckle as shown in the illustration. All other corporate and product names and trademarks mentioned in this manual are the property of their respective owners. CompactFlash is a trademark of SanDisk Corporation. By connecting to an Exif Print-compliant printer.0 and Exif 2. (p. Macintosh is a registered trademark of Apple Corporation in the United States and other countries.Attaching the Strap Pass the end of the strap through the camera’s strap mount eyelet from the bottom.

Getting Started This chapter explains preliminary steps and basic camera operations. 1 23 .

While pressing down the battery. Battery pack slot index CB-2LW 3 For CB-2LWprongs and recharge Flip out the the battery. It takes about 90 minutes to fully recharge a completely exhausted battery. CB-2LWE For CB-2LWE Connect the power cord and recharge the battery. As shown by the arrow. the recharge lamp will turn green. Insert the prongs into a power outlet. 24 . slide it in the direction of the arrow. To detach the battery. 2 Attach the battery’s front edge with the Align the battery charger’s index line. Connect the power cord to the charger and insert the plug into the power outlet. battery.Recharging the Battery 1 Remove the cover. Recharging starts automatically and the recharge lamp turns orange. follow the above procedure in reverse. When the battery is fully recharged. flip out the battery charger’s prongs.

Recharging the Battery Tips for Using the Battery and Charger Recharge the battery on the day before or on the day it is to be used. Using it with a nonCanon battery charger or product may result in malfunction or accidents for which Canon cannot be held liable.40°C / 32°F . attach the cover in the opposite orientation.86°F is recommended. You can attach the cover in a different orientation to indicate whether the battery has been recharged or not. The time required to recharge the battery depends on the ambient temperature and battery’s power level. If the battery is left in the camera for a prolonged period. purchase a plug adapter for that country.30°C / 50°F . Storing the battery after it is fully charged can lower the battery’s performance. The battery charger can also be used in foreign countries. battery performance and operation time may temporarily decrease. If the battery has been recharged. Store the battery with the cover attached. replace the battery. Replace the battery with a new one.104°F. Use the battery in an ambient temperature range of 0°C . remove the battery. If the battery is exhausted. an ambient temperature of 10°C . After recharging the battery. If the battery becomes exhausted quickly even after being fully charged. Do not attach any voltage transformer to the battery charger. When not using the camera. An unused charged battery will still gradually lose its power over time. To attain best battery performance. Doing so can damage the battery charger. If the shape of the prongs is different. 25 . Do not recharge the battery for longer than 24 hours (to avoid degrading the battery performance). a small amount of power current is released. The battery charger is compatible with a 100 V AC to 240 V AC 50/60 Hz power source. attach the cover so that the battery-shaped hole < > is aligned over the blue seal on the battery. Battery Pack NB-2LH is dedicated to Canon only. resulting in excess discharge and shorter battery life. Do not use the battery charger to recharge any battery other than Battery Pack NB-2LH. detach it and unplug the charger from the power outlet. In cold locations such as snowy areas.

Installing and Removing the Battery
Installing the Battery

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Open the battery compartment cover.
Slide the lever as shown by the arrow and open the cover.

2 Insert the battery. the battery Insert the end with
contacts. Insert the battery until it locks in place.

3 Close the cover.until it snaps shut. Press the cover

Checking the Battery Level
When the power switch is set to <1> (p.31), the battery level will be displayed: z : Battery level OK. x : Battery level is slightly down, but adequate power remains. c : Battery will be exhausted soon. n : Battery must be recharged.

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Installing and Removing the Battery

Battery Life
Temperature At 23°C / 73°F At 0°C / 32°F No Flash 500 370

[Approx. number of shots]

Shooting Conditions 50% Flash Use 360 280

The figures above are based on a fully-charged NB-2LH and CIPA (Camera & Imaging Products Association) testing criteria. The actual number of shots may be fewer than indicated above depending on the shooting conditions. Pressing the shutter button halfway for long periods or operating only the autofocus can also reduce the number of possible shots. The lens operation is powered by the camera’s battery. Using certain lenses can reduce the number of possible shots.

Removing the Battery

1

Open the battery compartment cover.
Slide the lever as shown by the arrow and open the cover.

2 Remove the battery. lever as shown Slide the battery lock
by the arrow and remove the battery. To prevent shorting, be sure to attach the protective cover to the battery.

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Installing and Removing the CF Card
The captured image is recorded onto the CF card (optional). Although the thickness is different between the Type I and Type II CF cards, either one can be inserted into the camera. The camera is also compatible with Microdrive (hard disk-type) and CF cards with 2 GB or higher capacity.

Installing the Card

1
Label side

Open the cover.
Slide the cover as shown by the arrow to open it.

the CF 2 Insertshown incard. As the illustration, face
the label side toward you and insert the end with the small holes into the camera. Inserting the CF card in the wrong way may damage the camera. The CF card eject button will stick up.

CF card eject button

3 Close the cover.and slide it in the Close the cover
direction shown by the arrow until it snaps shut. When you set the power switch to <1>, the number of remaining shots will be displayed on the LCD monitor.
Shots remaining The shots remaining depends on the remaining capacity of the CF card, image recording quality, ISO speed, etc.

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Close the cover. (p.96) If a CF card-related error is displayed. Press The CF card will come out. hard disk-type memory cards are more vulnerable to vibration and physical shock. A blinking access lamp indicates that data is being transferred. the image number might not start from 0001. it will prevent shooting without a CF card...94) 29 . the CF card. written. · Shaking or banging the camera around. Set the power switch to <2>. 2 Removethe CF card eject button. or erased on the CF card. if you set [z Shoot w/o card] to [Off]. do not do any of the following. then open the cover. Doing so may damage the image data. see page 38. Compared to CF cards. (p. It may also damage the CF card or camera. On the menu. While the access lamp is lit or blinking. · Removing the battery.Installing and Removing the CF Card Removing the Card 1 Access lamp Open the cover.” is not displayed on the LCD monitor. If you use a such a card. Check that “Recording. · Opening the CF card slot cover. If the CF card already contains recorded images. be careful not to subject the camera to vibration or physical shock especially while recording or displaying images. Make sure the access lamp is off. read.

EF lens mount index lens. lens.Mounting and Detaching a Lens Mounting a Lens 1 EF-S lens mount index Remove the caps. 2 Attach theEF-S lens with the camera’s Align the white EF-S lens mount index and turn the lens as shown by the arrow until it clicks in place. 30 . Detaching the Lens While pressing the lens release button. switch If it is set to <MF> (manual focus). When attaching a lens other than an EF-S lens. then detach it. When attaching or detaching the lens. take care to prevent dust from entering the camera through the lens mount. autofocus will not operate. Remove the rear lens cap and the body cap by turning them as shown by the arrow. align the lens with the red EF lens mount index. set the focus mode 3 On the to <AF> (autofocus). turn the lens as shown by the arrow. 4 Remove the front lens cap. Turn the lens until it stops.

To turn on the camera again. <1> : The power lamp lights. the < > icon is displayed on the LCD monitor to indicate that self-cleaning sensor system is operating. you can see a sharp viewfinder image even without eyeglasses. You can change the auto power-off time with the menu’s [c Auto power off] setting. Set to this position when not using the camera.95) If you set the power switch to <2> while the image is being recorded to the CF card.] will be displayed and the power will turn off after the CF card finishes recording the image. When the power switch is turned on or off.. just press the shutter button. optional) is recommended.. (p. Turn the knob left or right so that the nine AF points in the viewfinder look sharp. If the camera’s dioptric adjustment still cannot provide a sharp viewfinder image. To save battery power. and the camera turns on. [Recording .How to Shoot Power Switch The camera can operate only after the power switch is turned on. Turn the dioptric adjustment knob. <2>: The camera is off and does not operate. 31 . the camera turns off automatically after about 30 seconds of non-operation. Adjusting the Viewfinder Image By adjusting the viewfinder to suit your eyesight. using Dioptric Adjustment Lens E (10 types.

32 .How to Shoot Holding the Camera To obtain sharp images. Press the shutter button lightly with your index finger on your right hand. Hold the camera grip with your right hand. Press your arms and elbows toward the front of your body. Steadying the Camera 4. 2. Put one foot slightly forward to further steady your body. Hold the bottom of the lens barrel with your left hand. hold the camera still to minimize camera shake. Horizontal shooting Vertical shooting Holding the Camera 1. Put your eye over the viewfinder as close as possible (the LCD monitor turns off). 5. 3. * The LCD monitor cannot be used as a viewfinder for shooting. 6.

How to Shoot

Shutter Button
The shutter button has two steps. You can press the shutter button halfway. Then you can further press the shutter button completely.

Pressing halfway
This activates autofocusing (AF) and automatic exposure (AE) that sets the shutter speed and aperture. The exposure setting (shutter speed and aperture) is displayed in the viewfinder. (0)

Pressing completely
This releases the shutter and takes the picture.

Preventing Camera Shake Camera movement during the moment of exposure is called camera shake. Camera shake can cause blurred pictures. To prevent camera shake, note the following: · Hold and steady the camera as shown on the previous page. · Press the shutter button halfway to autofocus, then press the shutter button completely.

If you press the shutter button completely without pressing it halfway first or if you press the shutter button halfway and then press it completely immediately, the camera will take a moment before it takes the picture. No matter what state the camera is in (image playback, menu operation, image recording, etc.), you can return to shooting instantly just by pressing the shutter button halfway (except during direct printing and while the direct image transfer screen is displayed).

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Switching the LCD Monitor Screen
The LCD monitor can display the camera settings screen, menu screen, image, etc.

Camera Settings
Displayed when the camera is turned on. When your eye goes to the viewfinder eyepiece, the display-off sensor turns off the LCD monitor automatically. This prevents the bright LCD monitor from interfering with your view. The LCD monitor turns on again when your eye leaves the viewfinder eyepiece. While the menu screen or image is displayed as shown below, you can instantly return to the camera settings screen (shown on the left) by pressing the shutter button halfway. Pressing the <B> button turns the display on or off.
If you look at the viewfinder while wearing sunglasses, the LCD monitor might not turn off automatically. In such a case, press the <B> button to turn off the monitor. If a fluorescent light is nearby, the LCD monitor might turn off. If this happens, take the camera away from the fluorescent light.

Menu Screen

Captured Image

Appears when you press the <M> button. Press the button again to display the camera settings.

Displays when you press the <x> button. Press the button again to display the camera settings.

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Menu Operations and Settings
By setting various optional settings with the menus, you can set the image recording quality, the date/time, LCD monitor brightness, etc. While looking at the LCD monitor, you use the <M> button, <S> cross keys, and <0> button on the camera back.

<M> button <C> button LCD monitor

<0> button <S> Cross keys

Shooting 2 menu* Shooting 1 menu Tab

Playback menu Set-up 1 menu Set-up 2 menu

Menu items

Menu settings

* The [m] tab is not displayed in Basic Zone shooting modes such as Full Auto. Icon Color Red Blue Yellow Category Description

z/m x c/b

Shooting menu Shooting-related menu Playback menu Image playback-related menu Set-up menu Camera’s basic function settings

To change the menu tab, press the <C> button. When a Basic Zone mode is set, there are menu items which will not be displayed. You can also use the <6> dial to select menu items or playback images. A list of menu functions is on page 156.

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<0> to menu. 3 Select athe <V> key to select the Press menu item. then press <0>. The explanation of menu functions hereinafter assumes that you have pressed the <M> button to display the menu screen. 5 SetPress desiredset it. key to Press the <V> or <U> select the setting. tab.Menu Operations and Settings Menu Setting Procedure 1 Display the menu. 2 Select athe <C> button to select a Press menu tab. If the tabs are highlighted. (Some settings require you to press either the <V> or <U> key to select it. 4 Select the menu setting. 36 . you can also press the <U> key to select a tab. Press the <M> button to display the menu. menu item.) the setting. 6 Exit the the <M> button to return to Press the camera setting display.

the 2 SetPress desired language. 37 . Under the [b] tab. If necessary. Under the [c] tab. Press <0> to confirm the date/time and return to the menu. set the correct date and time. The Date/Time screen will appear. the the <S> key to select desired language. select [Language]. 3 Setting the Date and Time Check if the camera’s date and time are set correctly. 1 Select [Date/Time]. then press <0>. It is important to set the correct date/time because it will be recorded together with each captured image. The Language screen will appear. then press <0>. The language will change. then press <0>. Press the <V> key to select the correct numeral.Before You Start 3 Choose the Interface Language 1 Select [Language]. the 2 SetPress date and time. select [Date/ Time].to select the the <U> key date or time number.

When discarding the card. The card may then return to normal. 2 Format the CF card. When the formatting is completed. Select [OK]. Keep this in mind when giving the memory card to another person or discarding it. 38 . Under the [c] tab. if you can transfer all the images in the CF card to a personal computer. 1 Select [Format]. Or. so make sure there is nothing you need to keep. then press <0>. Remove and reinstall the CF card. If a CF card-related error message is displayed on the LCD monitor. then press The CF card will be formatted (initialized). If necessary. The CF card’s capacity displayed on the card format screen may be lower than the capacity indicated on the card. there is a problem with the CF card. destroy the card physically to prevent the data from being stolen. transfer all the images and then format the card. Even protected images will be erased. The confirmation dialog will appear. the menu will reappear. transfer the recorded data to a personal computer before formatting the card. use a different CF card. only the file management information is changed.Before You Start 3 Formatting the CF Card For a new CF card or a CF card previously formatted by another camera or personal computer. format the card with this camera. If the error persists. <0>. When the card is formatted. Formatting a CF card will erase everything in the card. select [Format]. The actual data is not completely erased.

camera settings cannot be changed in the Basic Zone modes. all you do is point and shoot and the camera sets everything automatically. With the Basic Zone modes. The settings (functions set automatically) which cannot be set by the user are grayed out. to prevent botched pictures due to mistaken operations.Basic Shooting and Image Playback This chapter explains how to use the Basic Zone modes on the Mode Dial for best results and how to playback images. 2 Full Auto Ba s ic Zone 39 . Also.

2 Aim any AF point over the subject. 4 Take thethe shutter button completely to Press take the picture. If necessary. Focus confirmation light picture. the beeper will sound and the focus confirmation light <o> in the viewfinder will light. halfway. Aiming the center AF point over the subject will make focusing easier. 3 Focus the subject. on the LCD monitor. All the AF points will operate. push it back down with your fingers. The dot inside the AF point achieving focus flashes briefly in red. the built-in flash will popup automatically.1 Fully Automatic Shooting AF point 1 Set the Mode Dial to <1>. and focus will generally be achieved at the AF point covering the closest object. The captured image will be displayed for about 2 sec. If the built-in flash has popped up. and Press the shutter button the lens will move to focus. At the same time. 40 .

pressing the shutter button halfway may trigger the built-in flash to fire a series of flashes. Although flash was used. the bottom part of the picture came out unnaturally dark. When the focus mode switch on the lens is set to <MF> (Manual Focus). the flash popped up. the built-in flash fired a series of flashes.1 Fully Automatic Shooting FAQ The focus confirmation light <o> blinks and focus is not achieved. This is called AF-assist beam. you can press the shutter button completely to shoot a moving subject in focus. The subject should be at least 1 meter/3. 4 meters/13. Aim the AF point over a part having good contrast between light and dark. For a backlit subject. (The focus confirmation light <o> also does not light.1 feet away. The subject was too far away. move away and try again. Although it is daylight. It is effective up to approx. Turning the zoom ring after achieving focus may throw off the focus slightly. As long as the AF point covering the desired subject flashes. remove it before taking the flash picture. 41 . When flash was used. Pressing the shutter button halfway will not focus the subject. you can take the picture. When I focus the subject and then zoom up and take the picture. the picture came out dark. (The focus confirmation light <o> does not light. The beeper continues to beep softly. and a shadow was created by the lens. If you want to zoom. The subject was too close to the camera. then press the shutter button halfway. If a hood (optional) has been attached to the lens. the flash may pop up to help reduce harsh shadows on the subject. the focus looks soft.) While the beeper is beeping. Set the focus mode switch to <AF>.160) If you are too close to the subject. This indicates that focus has been achieved at all those AF points. Sometimes multiple AF points flash simultaneously. The subject should be within 5 meters/16. To assist the autofocusing.3 feet away from the camera. do it before focusing. (p. In low light.4 feet from the camera. the camera does not focus.) It indicates that the camera is focusing continuously on a moving subject.

the focusing will be continuous. When you want to take the picture. while you press the shutter button halfway to focus a still subject. As long as you keep aiming the AF point on the subject while pressing the shutter button halfway.1 Full Auto Techniques Recomposing the Shot Depending on the scene. press the shutter button completely. if the subject moves (distance to camera changes) during or after you focus. Shooting a Moving Subject In the <1> (Full Auto) mode. This is called focus lock. the focus will be locked. position the subject toward the left or right to create a balanced background and good perspective. 42 . the AI Servo AF will take effect to focus the subject continuously. You can then recompose the shot and press the shutter button completely to take the picture. Focus lock is also possible in other Basic Zone modes (except <5>). In the <1> (Full Auto) mode.

) If necessary. the better. If you hold down the shutter button. The subject will also stand out better in front of a plain. use the telephoto end to fill the frame with the subject from the waist up. 3 shots/sec. Move in closer if necessary. Shooting Tips The further the distance between the subject and background. dark background. If you have a zoom lens.2 Shooting Portraits The <2> (Portrait) mode blurs the background to make the human subject stand out. Use a telephoto lens. 43 . (Approx. you can shoot continuously to obtain different poses and facial expressions. Focus the face. The further the distance between the subject and background. It also makes flesh tones and the hair look softer than with the <1> (Full Auto) mode. the built-in flash will pop-up automatically. the more blurred the background will look. Check that the AF point covering the face flashes in red.

For night scenes. Since the built-in flash will be disabled. (p. The greens and blues also become more vivid and sharp than with <1> (Full Auto).47) 44 . use a tripod to prevent camera shake. night scenes. When using a zoom lens. better than at the telephoto end. and to have everything in focus from near to far. Shooting Tips Use a wide-angle lens.3 Shooting Landscapes Use the <3> (Landscape) mode for wide scenery. set the Mode Dial to <6> and use a tripod. Shooting night scenes. It also adds breadth to landscapes. use the wide-angle end. this mode is also good for night scenes. If you want to photograph a person against a night scene. This will have objects near and far in focus.

A simple background makes the flower. The lens minimum focusing distance is measured from the <V> (focal plane) mark on the camera to the subject. Shooting Tips Use a simple background. 45 . use a macro lens (optional)..9ft>. Move to the subject as close as possible. the focus confirmation light <o> will blink. If you are too close to the subject. use the <4> (Close-up) mode. the built-in flash will fire. use the telephoto end. To make small things appear much larger. Check the lens for its minimum focusing distance. Some lenses have indications such as <40.4 Shooting Close-ups When you want to photograph flowers or small things up close. Under low light. If you have a zoom lens.28m/0. stand out better. If you are too close to the subject and the bottom of the picture looks dark (due to the lens barrel obstructing the flash). using the telephoto end will make the subject look larger. move away from the subject. etc. With a zoom lens.

Under low light when camera shake is prone to occur. 46 . 3 shots per sec. During autofocusing. the beeper will continue beeping softly. Hold the camera steady and shoot. While holding down the shutter button. Shooting Tips Use a telephoto lens. the focus confirmation light <o> will blink. use the <5> (Sports) mode.5 Shooting Moving Subjects To photograph a moving subject whether it be a child running or an auto race.) and autofocusing will take effect. approx. Using a telephoto lens is recommended so you can shoot from afar. When you want to take the picture. continuous shooting (max. press the shutter button completely. the viewfinder’s shutter speed display on the lower left will blink. Aim the center AF point over the subject. If focus cannot be achieved. Use the center AF point to focus. then press the shutter button halfway to auto focus.

Shoot also with <1> (Full Auto). set it to the wide-angle end to obtain a wide night view. use a tripod to prevent camera shake. shooting also with <1> (Full Auto) is recommended. For night scenes. the self-timer lamp will flash after the picture is taken. use the <6> (Night Portrait) mode. If the self-timer is also used. 47 .4 feet from the camera. the built-in flash will fire automatically to obtain a good exposure of the person. If you use a zoom lens. Under low light. The effective distance of the built-in flash is 5 meters/16. Since camera shake is prone to occur with night shots.6 Shooting Portraits at Night To shoot someone at night and obtain a natural-looking exposure in the background.4 feet from the camera. Shooting Tips Use a wide-angle lens and a tripod. Keep the person within 5 meters/16.

the viewfinder’s shutter speed display will blink. Under low light when camera shake is prone to occur. use the <7> (Flash Off) mode. he or she might look blurred in the picture. 48 . take care to prevent camera shake. the person must not move until the picture is taken.7 Disabling Flash In places where flash photography is prohibited. If you have a zoom lens. Under low light. This mode is also effective for candlelight scenes when you want to obtain the candlelight effect. Shooting Tips If the numeric display in the viewfinder blinks. Hold the camera steady or use a tripod. If the person moves during the exposure. use the wide-angle end to reduce blur due to camera shake. Taking portraits without flash.

Press the <U> picture. During the self-timer operation. Use a tripod when you use the self-timer. When using the self-timer to shoot only yourself. the self-timer lamp will blink.42) for an object at about the same distance as where you will be. the beeping will be faster and the selftimer lamp will stay on. Two seconds before the picture is taken. Cancelling the self-timer Press the <iQ> button and press the <U> key to select a mode other than <Q>. later. Doing so will throw off the focus. key to select <Q>. 2 Select <Q>.j Using the Self-timer Use the self-timer when you want to be in the picture. 49 . use focus lock (p. and the shot will be taken about 10 sec. 1 Press the <iQ> button. Do not stand in front of the camera when you press the shutter button to start the self-timer. 3 Take thethe subject and press the Focus shutter button completely. press the <iQ> button. The beeper will sound. To cancel the self-timer after it starts. The self-timer can be used in any shooting mode. the LCD monitor counts down the seconds until the picture is taken.

image playback. When you press the <x> button. 1 Playback the image. the last captured image will be displayed.x Image Playback The easiest way to playback images is explained below. 3 Exit the the <x> button to return to Press the camera setting display. press the <Z> key. image. For more details on image playback methods. Single image display (with basic info) Shooting information display Single image display (no shooting info) * For more details on shooting information. press the <Y> key. 125. Press the <B> button to switch the display format. To view images starting with the first (oldest) image. see page 115. 50 . see pages 124. 2 Select theimages starting with the last To view image.

most functions are set automatically and cannot be changed to prevent spoiled shots. In the <d> (Program AE) mode. you can set various functions and be more creative. * AE stands for Auto Exposure. In the <d> (Program AE) mode. 3 51 . the camera sets the shutter speed and aperture automatically to obtain the standard exposure. The difference between the Basic Zone modes and <d> is explained on page 158.Advanced Shooting Techniques In the Basic Zone modes. * <d> stands for Program.

1 Set the Mode Dial to <d>. In bright light. on the LCD monitor. the lower the number (slower shutter speed) will be.54).53) or use the flash (p. When you press the shutter button halfway. 52 . Shooting Tips Check the shutter speed in the viewfinder. This is called Program AE. The darker it is. (Program shift) After pressing the shutter button halfway.54). 55 x 1.53) or use flash (p.6 (For example. As a general rule. the camera sets the exposure (shutter speed and aperture) automatically. the exposure setting will blink when you press the shutter button halfway.1/ 4000 sec. if the lens focal length is 55mm.). decrease the ISO speed. either increase the ISO speed (p.6 is 80 so the reciprocal of 1/ 80) is the minimum shutter speed required to prevent camera shake. 2 Take thethe subject and press the Focus shutter button completely. as shown in the figure. turn the <6> dial to change the shutter speed and aperture setting combination (program). In very low light or very bright light. either increase the ISO speed (p. The captured image will be displayed for about 2 sec.d: Program AE To obtain a good exposure of the subject. picture. If the shutter speed is slower than this. if the shutter speed is slower (lower number) than the reciprocal of the lens focal length multiplied by 1. A slower shutter speed is more likely to result in camera shake. The program can be shifted. In low light. the bottom of the viewfinder will display the shutter speed from 30" to 4000 (30 .

when you increase the ISO speed (higher number) for low light. evening Night or dark indoors See page 54 Flash Range Using a high ISO speed or shooting in high-temperature conditions may result in slightly grainy images. high ISO speeds. 1 Press the <WZ> button. The effective range of the flash will also increase. or long exposures may cause irregular colors in the image. the ISO speed will be set automatically within ISO 100 . [ISO speed] will appear.Z: Changing the ISO SpeedN Set the ISO speed (imaging sensor’s sensitivity to light) to suit the ambient light level. 2 Select the ISO speed. In the Basic Zone modes. With ISO 800 or 1600. select the Press the <S> key to desired ISO speed. a faster shutter speed can be used and camera shake will be less prone to occur.400 to match the respective light level. ISO Speed Guide ISO Speed 100/200 400/800 1600 Normal (No flash) Sunny outdoors Overcast skies. The flash range will also be longer. camera shake is less prone to occur than with the Basic Zone modes. 53 . For example. then press the shutter button halfway. High temperatures.

0 / 3. “DbuSY” is displayed in the viewfinder.3 .3. In Creative Zone modes.6 IS USM Wide angle: 18mm Telephoto: 55mm Wide angle: 17mm Telephoto: 85mm 1 .24.6 II EF-S17-85mm f/4-5.15.5 1 .4.3 1 .3 / 3.8 1 .1 1 .3 / 3.3 / 3.2. 54 .3 .3.3 .7.3 .1 1 .3 .5 1 .10.4 / 3.4 1 .3 / 3. [Approx.9. low light. This is to protect the flash unit.6. When focus is achieved and you press the shutter button completely.3.3 / 3.3 .6 / 3.3 / 3.3 .48.21.3 .42.3 . in meters / feet] EF-S18-55mm f/3.30.3 .5 / 3. the flash will fire for the picture.3 .3 / 3.34.9 1 .21. the shutter speed (1/60 sec. While the flash is recycling. You can then use flash again.3.2.5 / 3.30. 2 Press the shutterof the viewfinder.6.2 1 .21.30.4 1 . button halfway.6 / 3.6. If you press the shutter button halfway and “DbuSY” is displayed in the viewfinder (and [BUSYD] on the LCD monitor).9.1 1 . or backlit conditions.3 .7 1 .10.8 1 .7 1 .9 / 3.3 .7 / 3.7. just pop-up the built-in flash and press the shutter button to take flash pictures.3 .5 1 .13.3 .12. .15.1/200 sec.3 1 .6 / 3.3 .5-5. wait until the display turns off.3 .) will be set automatically to prevent camera shake.15.Using the Built-in Flash In indoors.17. and [BUSYD] is displayed on the upper left of the LCD monitor. 1 Press the <D> button. you can press the <D> button anytime to take flash pictures.6 / 3.3 .6 / 3.14.7.3 . the flash might stop operating.3 .5 If you shoot 20 images with flash at short intervals.9.1 1 .10.2 / 3.10.5. In the <d> mode.4. 3 Effective Flash Range ISO speed 100 200 400 800 1600 Take the picture.7 1 .3 / 3.8 1 . In the bottom left check that the <D> icon is lit.4.

Shooting under low light can cause blur due to camera shake. Using Red-eye Reduction Using the red-eye reduction lamp before taking a flash picture can reduce red eye. If the lens hood (optional) is attached or if you are too close to the subject. Set it to [On]. When you press the shutter button halfway. A higher ISO speed increases the effective range or distance of the flash. If the exposure setting in the viewfinder blinks in bright light. and when you go closer to the subject. decrease the ISO speed.3 feet away from the subject. In bright light. the picture will be taken. When you press the shutter button halfway. Detach the lens hood and keep at least 1 meter/3. then press <0>. Under the [z] tab. select [Red-eye On/Off] and press <0>.Using the Built-in Flash Shooting Tips If the subject is far away. Hold the camera as still as possible or use a tripod. The red-eye reduction feature is most effective when the subject looks at the red-eye reduction lamp. the red-eye reduction lamp will light. Red-eye reduction can be set in any shooting mode except <3> <7> <5>. Then when you press the shutter button completely. the bottom portion of the picture might turn out dark. take the picture after this display turns off. For best results. the viewfinder display on the bottom right will gradually turn off. 55 . when the room is well lit. Shooting without the built-in flash. For important shots. decrease the ISO speed. The effectiveness of red-eye reduction varies from subject to subject. check the image on the LCD monitor to make sure the flash exposure looks good (not dark at the bottom). increase the ISO speed.

3 Focusthe AF point over the subject and Aim press the shutter button halfway. * AI stands for Artificial Intelligence. When you press the shutter button halfway. the camera switches to AI Servo AF and focuses continuously. AI Servo AF Geared for sports photography and other moving subjects. AI Focus AF This is for subjects moving unpredictably. [AF mode] will appear. While you hold down the shutter button halfway. the subject. The camera will then autofocus in the selected AF mode. the focus and exposure setting will be adjusted continuously. to select the AF Press the <U> key mode. 1 Press the <ZAF> button. Then if the subject starts to move. and sports. the camera will focus in the same way as One-Shot AF. When you press the shutter button halfway. 2 Select the AF mode. 56 . While you hold down the shutter button halfway. the camera will focus only once. animals. the focus will be locked. You can then recompose the shot if desired. Selecting the Best AF Mode One-Shot AF Ideal for still subjects and snapshots.E: Changing the AF ModeN You can change the AF mode to suit different subjects such as group photos. such as animals.

the camera sometimes may not the focus the subject you want. <s>. you can select one AF point to focus where you want. 57 . 1 Press the <S> button. automatic AF point selection will be set. all the AF points are active. 2 Select the AF point. With the <d> (Program AE). the AF point covering the closest subject will be selected to focus.to select the AF Press the <S> key point. While looking at the viewfinder. Generally. you can select the AF point by turning the <6> dial until the desired AF point flashes in red.S Selecting the AF PointN In the Image Zone modes. the subject. 3 Focus the selected AF point over the Aim subject and press the shutter button halfway to focus. and <a> modes. When all AF points light up. <f>. Therefore. (9) The selected AF point is indicated on the LCD monitor and in the viewfinder. Pressing <0> toggles the AF point selection between the center AF point and automatic AF point selection.

set the camera to automatic AF point selection and AI Servo AF. 2 Focus the subject. If you focus the eyes first.8. use One-Shot AF and focus the eyes.0 to f/2.S Selecting the AF PointN Shooting Tips When shooting a portrait up close. <AF> stands for Auto Focus. Also. First use the center AF point to focus. The center AF point focuses the best among the nine AF points. lens focusing Focus by turning the Focusing ring ring until the subject looks sharp in the viewfinder. with a fast lens from f/1. <MF> stands for Manual Focus. If it is difficult to focus. the other AF points will continue to focustrack the subject automatically. If the subject moves away from the center AF point. If you press the shutter button halfway during manual focusing. you can then recompose and the face will remain sharp. the AF point achieving focus flashes briefly and the focus confirmation light <o> in the viewfinder will light. To make it easier to focus a moving subject. high-precision focusing takes effect with the center AF point. 58 . Manual Focusing 1 Set the lens focus mode switch to <MF>. select and use the center AF point.

wait a few seconds before resuming. 1 Press the <iQ> button.i Continuous ShootingN Up to about 3 shots per sec. focusing will be continuous during continuous shooting. the camera will focus only once during continuous shooting. Shooting Tips Also set the AF mode to match the subject. key to select <i>. Flash can also be used. the continuous shooting speed will be slower. Since the flash will require recharging time. 3 The camera shoots continuously while you hold down the shutter button fully. This is effective for shooting your child running toward you and capturing the different facial expressions. the continuous shooting speed may become slower depending on the subject and the lens used. can be taken. In the AI Servo AF mode. When you press the shutter button halfway and “buSY” is not displayed. Press the <U> Take the picture. Moving subject: When AI Servo AF is set. This indicates that the camera’s buffer memory is full and shooting cannot continue. If “buSY” is displayed in the viewfinder. 59 . you can start shooting again. Still subjects: When One-Shot AF is set. 2 Select <i>.

8x10cm/5. Select the recording quality while thinking about the capacity of the CF card to be used. 2.3 million Approx. Guide to Image-recording Quality Settings Quality 73 83 74 84 76 86 1 1+73 High quality Medium quality Low quality High quality Pixels Approx. Set it to the desired recording quality such as [73]. * Except for the 1 mode. Note that the recording quality will also affect the number of shots the CF card can record.5x11. The figures (**** x ****) displayed on the upper right is the actual pixel count (horizontal x vertical) for the respective quality setting.5 million Approx.7x21cm/ 11. Also see “Guide to Imagerecording Quality Settings” below and “FAQ” on the next page. 14.0x5.9in. 60 . then press <0>.7cm/7.1 million Possible Shots 128 248 215 409 374 708 48 26 Paper size A3 (42x29. 10.) 76 86 73 83 1 74 1+73 84 17. [Quality] will be displayed.8x3.0in. the JPEG is used to record the image in all the recording-quality modes.1 million Approx. 10. 5.3in. * Applies to a 512MB CF card. etc. Under the [z] tab.8x12.) A4 (29.3 Setting the Image-Recording Quality Set the recording quality to suit the intended image size for printing.7x8.7in.7cm/16. Select the image-recording quality. select [Quality] and press <0>.

I took more shots than the number of possible shots indicated.3 Setting the Image-Recording Quality FAQ What’s the difference between 3. the image quality will be slightly lower. 7. and 6 indicate the image size. and the number of shots you plan to take. When do I use the 1 mode? RAW images require processing with your personal computer. Be careful not to shoot without a CF card in the camera. you may be able to take more shots than was indicated. and 6: Small. For example. the maximum burst will be higher than 73. 3: Large. 7 (Fine) and 8 (Normal) indicate the image quality based on the data compression rate. select 83. 61 . 6. the image-recording quality other than 1 and 1+73 can be selected. What is the shooting capacity with CF cards other than 512MB? Format the CF card and check the number of possible shots on the LCD monitor. select 74. Depending on the shooting conditions. if you use a 512MB CF card to take 100 shots. and 8? 3. Or. For details. 1+73: 8 shots. If it will be A4 size. How large is the file size of one image? See “File size” on page 166. 4: Medium. 4. If 8 is selected. see “About 1” and “About 1+73” on the next page. Note that this number will also be displayed even when no CF card is installed in the camera. you might be able to take fewer shots than indicated. In other image-recording quality modes. but more images can be saved to the CF card. Which recording quality is recommended? You have to take into consideration the capacity of the CF card. How many shots can be taken continuously? (Maximum burst) 73: 27 shots. the size of the paper for printing the image. 4. Or if you use a 256MB CF card to shoot 80 shots and want to print on A3-size or larger paper. The possible shots displayed is only an estimate. Set the recording quality in both the Basic Zone and Creative Zone modes respectively. the number normally indicated as “9” on the bottom right of the viewfinder will display a lower number. When the maximum burst is 8 or lower. 1: 10 shots. The 7 image has higher image quality. Can the image-recording quality also be selected in the Basic Zone modes? Yes. select the highest image quality 73.

Although RAW images require software like Digital Photo Professional (provided) so they can be displayed on the computer.3 Setting the Image-Recording Quality About 1 1 is the raw data before it is made into a 73 and other images. With 1+73. You can distinguish between them with the image type or extension. or even sepia toning.CR2 0001. RAW is effective when you want to create your own art or shoot an important subject. Also. 1 image 73 image 0001. Note that RAW images will not work with direct printing or DPOF. and the 73 image’s extension is “JPG”.JPG 62 . you can view it as is on a personal computer without the bundled software or print it as is. if you took the picture with the wrong white balance (explained in Chapter 4). Since the 73 image is recorded as a processed image. For example. you can change the white balance without degrading the image quality. The RAW image’s extension is “CR2”. monochrome. The two images are saved to the CF card. you can use the software to change the Picture Styles (see next page) freely to create various versions of the same image: Landscape-type colors. the two images are saved with the same file number in the same folder. they also offer flexibility for image adjustments possible only with RAW. with a RAW image. About 1+73 1+73 records both a RAW image and JPEG image with a single shot.

you can adjust the skin tone. Neutral This is for users who prefer to process images with their personal computer. Press the <V> key to select the desired Picture Style. The image looks slightly sharp and crisp. This Picture Style is also selected automatically when the Mode Dial is set to <3>. sharp.3 Selecting a Picture StyleN By selecting a Picture Style. This Picture Style is also selected automatically when the Mode Dial is set to <2>. Landscape For vivid blues and greens. and very sharp and crisp images. 63 . Portrait For nice skin tones. Picture Style Effects Standard The image looks vivid. and crisp. By changing the [Color tone] (p. Effective for impressive landscapes. The picture will be taken with the selected Picture Style applied. For natural colors and subdued images. Effective for close-ups of women or children. 1 Select [Picture Style]. 2 Take theand press the shutter button Focus completely.79). This is a general-purpose Picture Style suitable for most scenes. picture. Press <0> and [Picture Style] will appear. you can obtain the desired image effects matching your photographic expression or the subject.

the black-and-white photo cannot be reverted to color. Any User Defined Picture Style which has not been set will have the same settings as the Standard Picture Style. When [Monochrome] is selected.3 Selecting a Picture StyleN Faithful This is for users who prefer to process images with their personal computer. etc. Monochrome For black-and-white photos. If you want to later shoot pictures in color. [Landscape].81) for [Portrait]. The image is dull and subdued. the color is adjusted colorimetrically to match the subject’s color. 64 . 1-3 You can register your own Picture Style settings (p. make sure the [Monochrome] setting has been canceled. When the subject is photographed under a color temperature of 5200K. <0> will appear on the LCD monitor. User Def. Other than with RAW.

The first half of this chapter explains how to use the <s> <f> <a> <8> modes on the Mode Dial. starting with “Changing the Metering Mode” explains the methods to adjust the exposure and the Picture Styles. 4 65 . The second half of this chapter. all the shooting modes can be used in combination with the functions introduced in Chapter 3. Except for <8>. All the functions introduced in this chapter can also be used with the <d> (Program AE) mode introduced in Chapter 3.More Advanced Techniques This chapter builds on the previous chapter and introduces more ways to shoot creatively.

Also. picture.s: Action Shots You can either freeze the action or create motion blur with the <s> (Shutter-priority AE) mode on the Mode Dial. * <s> stands for Time value.5 sec. the picture will be taken at the selected shutter speed. and turning it to the left sets a slower one. 66 . “0"5” indicates 0. Frozen action Blurred action 1 Set the Mode Dial to <s>. Turning the <6> dial to the right sets a faster shutter speed. 2 SetSee “Shooting Tips” for advice on setting the shutter speed. 3 Take theyou focus and press the When shutter button completely. and “15"” is 15 sec. However. the viewfinder displays only the denominator. the desired shutter speed. About the Shutter Speed Display The LCD monitor displays the shutter speed as a fraction.

the highest aperture value will blink. Use a fast shutter speed such as 1/500 sec. the aperture display will also change to maintain the same exposure (amount of light reaching the imaging sensor). Set the shutter speed so that the aperture display does not blink in the viewfinder. If you press the shutter button halfway and change the shutter speed while the aperture is displayed. If you use a telephoto lens. the aperture display will blink to indicate that the standard exposure cannot be obtained. 67 . Using the Built-in Flash The flash exposure will be set automatically to match the aperture that was set automatically. the lowest aperture value will blink. Use a medium shutter speed such as 1/60 sec. If the exposure will be too bright. If the exposure will be too dark. to 1/15 sec. If this happens.s: Action Shots Shooting Tips To freeze the action or moving subject. The flash sync speed can be set from 30 sec. hold it steady to prevent camera shake. How to blur a flowing river or water fountain. Use a slow shutter speed such as 1/5 sec. Use a tripod to prevent camera shake. to 1/4000 sec. turn the <6> dial to the right to set a faster shutter speed or decrease the ISO speed. to 1/200 sec. If this happens. turn the <6> dial to the left to set a slower shutter speed or increase the ISO speed. Follow the moving subject through the viewfinder and press the shutter button to take the picture. To blur a running child or animal giving the impression of fast movement. If you exceed the adjustable aperture range. to 1/250 sec.

set the Mode Dial to <f> (Aperture-priority AE) to adjust the depth of field (range of acceptable focus). “00” will be displayed for the aperture.f: Changing the Depth of Field To obtain a blurry background or to make everything near and far look sharp. picture. 2 SetThe higher the aperture value. the sharper the picture will look with a wider depth of field. * <f> stands for Aperture value which is the size of the diaphragm hole inside the lens. Blurred background Sharp foreground and background 1 Set the Mode Dial to <f>. the desired aperture. The picture will be taken with the selected aperture. About the Aperture Display The larger the f/number. 68 . 3 Take theand press the shutter button Focus completely. the smaller the aperture opening will be. If no lens is attached to the camera. The apertures displayed will differ depending on the lens.

but also the lens and subject distance. Set the aperture so that the shutter speed display does not blink in the viewfinder. the shutter speed display will also change to maintain the same exposure (amount of light reaching the imaging sensor). the 30" (30 sec. And the closer the subject. In such cases.) shutter speed display will blink. If you exceed the adjustable shutter speed range. Under low light. the narrower the depth of field.f: Changing the Depth of Field Shooting Tips When using a high aperture value. 69 . the 4000 (1/4000 sec. turn the <6> dial to the right to set a higher aperture value or decrease the ISO speed. increase the ISO speed and hold the camera steady or use a tripod. If the picture will be too dark. If you press the shutter button halfway and change the aperture while the shutter speed is displayed. If this happens. the shutter speed can be as long as 30 sec. If the picture will be too bright. a telephoto lens has a narrow depth of field. A higher aperture value will make the shutter speed slower. If this happens. you need not set a high aperture value to obtain a sharp picture from the foreground to the background. A farther subject will have a wider depth of field. On the other hand. the shutter speed display will blink to indicate that the standard exposure cannot be obtained.) shutter speed display will blink. Since wide-angle lenses have a wide depth of field. turn the <6> dial to the left to set a lower aperture value or increase the ISO speed. The depth of field depends not only on the aperture. note that camera shake can occur in low light scenes.

Then turn the <6> dial to the right to set a higher aperture value and see how the depth of field changes.104) and set it to [1/200sec. . (fixed)]. look at the viewfinder.Fn)] menu’s [Flash sync. Depth-of-Field PreviewN Press the depth-of-field preview button to stop down to the current aperture setting. 70 . If you are handholding the camera. You can check the depth of field (range of acceptable focus) through the viewfinder. select the lowest aperture value and while holding down the depth-of-field preview button. the main subject is exposed with the automatic flash. keep it steady to prevent camera shake. to suit the scene’s brightness. Both the subject and background look properly exposed (automatic slow-speed flash sync). In low light. speed in Av mode] (p.1/ 200 sec. access the [b Custom Function (C.f: Changing the Depth of Field Using the Built-in Flash The flash exposure will be set automatically to match the aperture that was set. To prevent slow-speed sync. When you want to see the effect of the current depth of field. The shutter speed will set automatically between 30 sec. Using a tripod is recommended. and the background is exposed with a slow shutter speed set automatically.

a: Manual Exposure You can set both the shutter speed and aperture as desired. the elapsed exposure time will be displayed. 2 Set the shutter speed and aperture. To set the shutter speed.Fn)] menu’s [Long exp. 1 Set the Mode Dial to <a>. It can be used to photograph fireworks. Exposure level mark Bulb Exposures In step 2. hold down the <O> button and turn the <6> dial. With flash. The exposure level indicator in the viewfinder indicates the exposure level up to ±2 stops from the standard exposure index at the center. The flash sync speed can be set at bulb. the exposure level mark will move. noise reduction] (p. the image will look rough or grainy. Press the shutter button halfway to focus. To set the aperture. You can reduce this noise by setting the [b Custom Functions (C. While you change the shutter speed and aperture. to 1/200 sec. turn the <6> dial left to set <BULB>. etc. the flash exposure will be set automatically to match the aperture that was set. * <a> stands for Manual. Since bulb exposures produce more noise than usual. A bulb exposure keeps the shutter open for as long as you hold down the shutter button. If you press the <B> button during the bulb exposure. You can decide which exposure level to set. Standard exposure index 3 Set the exposure and take the picture.103) to [Auto] or [On]. or from 30 sec. 71 . turn the <6> dial.

8: Automatic Depth-of-Field AE Objects in the foreground and background will be in focus automatically. Increase the ISO speed. 72 . A slow shutter speed has been set. The desired depth of field will not be obtained. Use a tripod. If the “4000” shutter speed blinks. and the aperture required to attain the necessary depth of field will be set automatically. The aperture display in the viewfinder blinks. Decrease the ISO speed. 1 Set the Mode Dial to <8>. (0) All the subjects covered by the AF points flashing in red will be in focus. the subject. This mode sets the depth of field automatically. I want to use flash. FAQ The shutter speed display in the viewfinder blinks. it means that the subject is too bright. however. All the AF points will function to detect the subject. The exposure is correct. Either use a wide-angle lens or move further away from the subjects. If the “30"” shutter speed blinks. it means that the subject is too dark. the result will be the same as using the <d> mode with flash. 3 Take the picture. * <8> stands for Auto-Depth of field. but the desired depth of field cannot be obtained. Flash can be used. 2 Focus the AF points over the subjects Aim and press the shutter button halfway.

The camera sets the exposure automatically to suit the scene. 73 . This need not be changed unless you really want to.q Changing the Metering ModeN The metering mode is the method of measuring the brightness of the subject. the Press the <U> key to select desired metering mode. In the Basic Zone modes. When you press the shutter button halfway. [Metering mode] will appear. q Evaluative metering This is an all-around metering mode suited for portraits and even backlit subjects. 2 Select the metering mode. 1 Press the <YQ> button. w Partial metering This is effective for backlit subjects when the light surrounding the subject is strong. the selected metering mode will be displayed on the LCD monitor. The gray area in the left figure is where the metering is weighted to obtain the standard exposure. e Center-weighted average metering This is for advanced users for obtaining the correct exposure for backlit subjects and other scenes using appropriate exposure compensation. evaluative metering is set.

To obtain the desired color shade. This feature can be used in the Creative Zone modes (except <a>). Making it darker Hold down the <O> button and turn the <6> dial to the left. Exposure is dark Exposure compensation made it brighter 74 . the white might turn out darker and the black might look lighter.Setting Exposure CompensationN When you photograph a white or black subject (such as clothing). The exposure compensation setting will not be automatically canceled when you turn off the camera. set the exposure compensation and take the picture again. Setting exposure compensation Set exposure compensation if the exposure (without flash) does not come out as desired. You can also set the exposure compensation to create bright or dark images as desired. After taking the picture. the exposure level is displayed on the LCD monitor and in the viewfinder. hold down the <O> button and turn the <6> dial to reset the exposure compensation to zero. Making it brighter Making it darker As shown in the figure. Making it brighter Hold down the <O> button and turn the <6> dial to the right. After taking the picture. reset the exposure compensation to zero.

press <0>. select [Flash exp comp]. 75 . A bright flash exposure Flash exposure compensation making it darker When you set flash exposure compensation with an external Speedlite. then press <0>. After setting the flash exposure compensation amount. Under the [m] tab.Setting Exposure CompensationN y Flash Exposure CompensationN Set flash exposure compensation if the flash exposure of the main subject does not come out as desired. press the <Y> key. do step 2 to reset the flash exposure compensation amount to zero. To make the flash exposure brighter. 2 Set the flash exposure compensation amount. the <y> icon on the LCD monitor will change to <C>. This feature also works with external EX-series Speedlites. 1 Select [Flash exp comp]. press the <Z> key. the <y> icon and flash exposure compensation amount will be displayed on the LCD monitor and the <y> icon will appear in the viewfinder. The flash exposure compensation amount will not be displayed. Or to make it darker. After taking the picture. When you press the shutter button halfway.

76 . Standard exposure Making it darker (Decreased exposure) Making it brighter (Increased exposure) 1 AEB amount Select [AEB]. Under the [m] tab. and increased exposure. picture. The three bracketed shots will be taken in this sequence: Standard.3 Auto Exposure BracketingN This feature takes exposure compensation a step further by varying the exposure automatically with three shots as shown below. the 2 SetPress AEB amount. select [AEB]. When you press the shutter button halfway. then press <0>. 3 Take theand press the shutter button Focus completely. decreased. You can then choose the best exposure. then press <0>. the <h> icon and AEB amount will be displayed on the LCD monitor. This is called AEB (Auto Exposure Bracketing). to set the AEB the <U> key amount.

AEB will also be canceled automatically if you set the power switch to <2>. AEB cannot be used with flash. change lenses.3 Auto Exposure BracketingN Canceling AEB Follow steps 1 and 2 to set the AEB amount to < >. or replace the CF card. With the self-timer or remote control. the three bracketed shots will be taken continuously. and increased exposure. Using AEB with <u> single shooting. the shots can be bracketed with decreased and increased exposures. Using AEB with the self-timer or remote control. Shooting Tips Using AEB with continuous shooting. Based on the exposure compensation amount. Press the shutter button three times to take the three bracketed shots. decreased.59) has been set and you press the shutter button completely. obtain flash-ready. the three bracketed shots will be taken continuously in this sequence: Standard. and increased exposure. Using AEB with exposure compensation. The three bracketed shots will be exposed in the following sequence: Standard. decreased. Neither flash nor bulb exposures can be used with AEB. If <i> (p. 77 . replace the battery.

To customize [Monochrome].to adjust the Press the <U> key parameter as desired. see page 80.to select the Press the <V> key parameter such as [Sharpness]. 1 Select [Picture Style]. then press <0>. 78 . take test shots. The Detail set. then press <0>. The Picture Style selection screen will appear. then press <0>. Any settings different from the default will be displayed in blue. To see the resulting effects. 4 Adjust the parameter. Press the <M> button to save the adjusted parameter. Under the [m] tab.3 Customizing the Picture StyleN You can customize the Picture Style by changing the individual parameters like [Sharpness] and [Contrast]. Style. select [Picture Style]. screen will appear. 3 Select the parameter. 2 Select the Picture Style. The Picture Style selection screen will reappear. then press Select the Picture the <C> button.

set it toward the minus end. To make the skin tone redder. To increase the contrast. the softer the image will look. The closer it is to F. the crisper the image will look. the more yellow the skin tone will look. the sharper the image will look. set it toward the minus end. Saturation The image’s color saturation can be adjusted. the redder the skin tone will look. The closer it is to G. follow step 2 to select the desired Picture Style and press the <M> button. The closer it is to H. set it toward the plus end. To make the skin tone less red. The closer it is to E. To make it sharper. The closer it is to H. To apply the adjusted Picture Style. the more saturated the colors will look. Or follow step 1 on page 63 to select a Picture Style. 79 . To increase the color saturation. By selecting [Default set.3 Customizing the Picture StyleN Parameters Settings and Effects Sharpness Adjusts the sharpness of the image. Color tone The skin tones can be adjusted. set it toward the plus end. set it toward the E end. set it toward the minus end. set it toward the plus end.]. the lighter the colors will look. Contrast Adjusts the image contrast and the vividness of colors. To decrease the contrast. set it toward the F end. The closer it is to G. you can revert the respective Picture Style to its default parameters. To decrease the color saturation. To make it less sharp. The closer it is to H. The closer it is to G. the blander the image will look.

Tree leaves will look crisper and brighter. Fall leaves will look crisper and brighter. The blue sky will look quite dark. Toning effect By applying a toning effect. The blue sky will look more natural. It can make the image look more impressive. The blue sky will look slightly darker. The following can be selected: [N:None] [S:Sepia] [B:Blue] [P:Purple] [G:Green] 80 . The sunset will look more brilliant. and the white clouds will look crisper. Filter effect With a Filter effect applied to a monochrome image. Filter N: None Ye: Yellow Sample effects Normal black-and-white image with no filter effects.3 Customizing the Picture StyleN Monochrome Adjustment For Monochrome. you can make white clouds or green trees stand out more. Or: Orange R: Red G: Green Setting the [Contrast] to the plus side will make the filter effect more pronounced. Skin tones and lips will look fine. you can create a monochrome image in that color. you can also set [Filter effect] and [Toning effect] in addition to [Sharpness] and [Contrast].

If you have a Picture Style already set with the provided software. Style. then press <0>. then press the <C> button. You can set and save up to three Picture Styles whose parameters such as sharpness and contrast can be adjusted as desired. Style] selected. 1/2/3]. You can also select a Picture Style already set with the provided software. The Picture Style selection screen will appear. 3 Press <0>. adjust its parameters as desired and register it in User Defined 1 to 3. screen will appear. The Detail set. press With [Picture <0>. 81 . Under the [m] tab. then press <0>. select it here. select [Picture Style].]. 2 Select [User Def. 1 Select [Picture Style].3 Defining a New Picture StyleN You can select a base Picture Style such as [Portrait] or [Landscape].key to select [User Press the <V> Def. 4 Select the base Pictureselect the Press the <V> key to base Picture Style.

The base Picture Style will be displayed on the right of [User Def. 1/2/3] will be displayed in blue. see “Customizing the Picture Style” on pages 78-80. For details. 1/2/3] Picture Style and press the <M> button. then press <0>. If a Picture Style has already been registered under [User Def. changing the base Picture Style in step 4 will nullify the parameters of the registered Picture Style. The Picture Style selection screen will then reappear. To apply the registered Picture Style. 6 Adjust the parameter. Press the <M> button to register the new Picture Style. then press <0>. The name of the Picture Style having any modified settings (different from the default) registered in the [User Def. 1/ 2/3]. Or follow step 1 on page 63 to select [User Def. 82 .to select a Press the <V> key parameter such as [Sharpness].to adjust the Press the <U> key parameter as desired.3 Defining a New Picture StyleN 5 Select the parameter. 1/2/3]. follow step 2 to select the desired [User Def. 1/2/3].

2 SetSelectdesiredor [Adobe RGB].0 (Exif 2.21). If the image is captured with the color space set to Adobe RGB. With this camera. In the Basic Zone modes. This setting is not recommended if you do not know about image processing.21). The ICC profile is not appended. 83 . the file name will start with “_MG_” (first character is an underscore). Under the [m] tab. sRGB is recommended. About Adobe RGB This is mainly used for commercial printing and other industrial uses. the color space. sRGB is set automatically. then press <0>. and Design rule for Camera File System 2. The ICC profile is explained in the Software Instruction Manual (PDF). select [Color space]. Since the image will look very subdued with an sRGB personal computer environment and printers not compatible with Design rule for Camera File System 2. 1 Select [Color space].3 Setting the Color SpaceN The color space refers to the range of reproducible colors. For normal images.0 (Exif 2. you can set the color space for captured images to sRGB or Adobe RGB. Adobe RGB. then [sRGB] press <0>. post-processing of the image with software will be required.

This is called AE lock.159).A AE LockN Use AE lock when you want to take multiple shots at the same exposure setting or when the area of focus is to be different from the exposure metering area. Each time you press the <A> button. AE lock indicator and take picture. The AE lock effect will differ depending on the AF point and metering mode. Press the shutter button halfway. 3 Recompose to maintain the AE lock If you want the while taking more shots. button. hold down the <A> button and press the shutter button to take another shot. 84 . see “AE Lock” (p. Press the <A> button to lock the exposure. For details. then recompose and take the shot. 1 Focus the subject. It is effective for backlit subjects. it locks the current auto exposure setting. The exposure setting will be displayed. (0) 2 Press the <A>lights in the viewfinder The <A> icon to indicate that the exposure setting is locked (AE lock).

the <D> icon will blink. 2 Focus the subject. 4 Take the the shot and press the shutter Frame button completely. Get closer to the subject and repeat steps 2 to 4. then press the <A> button. 1 Press the <D> button to pop-up the built-in flash. In the viewfinder. If the subject is too far away and beyond the effective range of the flash. * FE stands for Flash Exposure. 85 . “FEL” is displayed for a moment and <d> will light. The flash is fired to take the picture. the <A> 3 Press the viewfinderbutton. Press the shutter button halfway and look in the viewfinder to check that the <D> icon is lit.A FE LockN FE lock locks the flash exposure setting over the desired area of the subject. picture. The flash will fire a preflash and the required flash output is calculated and retained in memory. This feature also works with external EX-series Speedlites. a preflash is fired and the required flash output is calculated and retained in memory. (8)subject Aim center over the where you want to lock the flash exposure. Each time you press the <A> button.

Do this procedure under the actual light source to be used. The “Approx. <Q> will be set automatically. <XB> 1 Press thebalance] will button. white object should fill the viewfinder center. the <Q> (Auto) setting will set the correct white balance automatically. If natural-looking colors cannot be obtained with <Q>.B: Setting the White BalanceN White balance (WB) is for making the white areas look white instead of having a color cast. O Custom White Balance Custom white balance enables you to manually set the white balance for a specific light source for better accuracy. You can set any white balance. Select the white balance. [White appear. then press the shutter button halfway. 2 Press the <U> key to select the desired white balance setting. you can set the white balance manually to suit the respective light source. In the Basic Zone modes. Normally. The plain. ****K” (K: Kelvin) displayed for the selected white balance <W> <E> <R> <Y> <U> is the respective color temperature. Focus manually and set the correct exposure for the white object. 1 Photograph a white object. 86 .

3 Import the white balancecaptured in Select the image that was step 1. then press <0>.64). Press the <XB> button. Press the <U> key to select <O>. The data will be imported and the message screen and menu will reappear. WB]. an 18% gray card (commercially available) can produce a more accurate white balance. 4 Select the custom white balance. a correct white balance might not be obtained. data. then press <0>. 87 . If the image was captured while the Picture Style was set to [Monochrome] (p. then press the shutter button halfway. If the exposure obtained in step 1 is way off. Instead of a white object.select [Custom Under the [m] tab. it cannot be selected in step 3.B: Setting the White BalanceN 2 Select [Custom WB]. The SET screen will appear.

A is amber. Sample setting: A2. M is magenta. 1 Select [WB SHIFT/BKT]. (Mired: A measurement unit indicating the density of a color temperature conversion filter. press the <S> key to move the “ ” mark to the center so that “SHIFT” indicates “0. and G is green. select [WB SHIFT/BKT].) 88 . B is for blue. <2> will be displayed in the viewfinder and on the LCD monitor. The color balance will shift in the respective direction. 2 SetPress white balance move the “ ” the <S> key to mark to the desired position. This adjustment will have the same effect as using a color temperature conversion or color compensating filter. One level of the blue/amber correction is equivalent to 5 mireds of a color temperature conversion filter. To cancel the white balance correction. G1 During the white balance correction. then press <0>. Each color can be corrected to one of nine levels. “SHIFT” indicates the color balance bias and correction amount. Users familiar with using color temperature conversion or color compensating filters will find this feature handy.3 White Balance CorrectionN You can correct the white balance that has been set.” Press <0> to exit the setting and return to the menu. Under the [m] tab. 0. On the upper right. the correction. The WB correction/WB bracketing screen will appear.

set “BKT” to “±0” (“ ” to “ ” (1 point)). Based on the white balance mode’s standard color temperature. and amber bias. and green bias. the CF card will take longer to record the shot. correct white balance. Turning the <6> dial to the right sets the B/A bracketing. 89 . “BKT” stands for Bracketing. when you turn the <6> dial. the image will be bracketed with a blue/amber bias or magenta/green bias. Set the white balance bracketing amount. the maximum burst will be fewer during continuous shooting. Since three images are recorded for one shot. The number of possible shots will also decrease to about one-third the normal number. This is called white balance bracketing. “BKT” indicates the bracketing direction and the bracketing amount is also displayed. Or. To cancel the bracketing. Press <0> to exit the setting and return to the menu. With white balance bracketing set. On the right side of the screen. In step 2 for white balance correction. white balance bracketing cannot be used. magenta bias.3 White Balance CorrectionN White Balance Auto Bracketing With just one shot. blue bias. If the image-recording quality is set to RAW or RAW+73. and turning it to the left sets the M/G bracketing. B/A bias ±3 levels Bracketing Sequence Correct white balance. White balance bracketing is possible up to ±3 levels in single-level increments. three images having a different color tone can be recorded simultaneously. the “ ” mark on the screen will change to “ ” (3 points).

0 feet cord for pressing the shutter button halfway or fully. It connects to the camera’s remote control terminal. Preventing camera shake while you press the shutter button on a tripod-mounted camera is explained below. Using Remote Control to Shoot Using Remote Switch RS-60E3 or Remote Controller RC-1/RC-5 (both optional) can prevent camera shake and enable remote shooting. Remote Switch RS-60E3 Remote switch with a 60 cm/2. delay. delay. When pressing the shutter button.153) The RC-1 can trip the shutter immediately or after a 2sec. (p. Remote Controller RC-1/RC-5 Remote controller to shoot wirelessly up to about 5 meters/16. RC-1 RC-5 90 . and the RC-5 trips the shutter after a 2-sec. do it carefully without shaking the camera.Preventing Camera Shake To prevent camera shake.4 feet from the camera. using a tripod is effective.

Press the shutter button completely to lockup the reflex mirror. there will be a shutterrelease sound. later. Remote control shooting Since you do not touch the camera when the picture is taken. If <i> (Continuous shooting) has been set. single shooting will still take effect. set it to 2-sec. then the picture is taken 2 sec. With RC-1. When you press the shutter button completely. This is not the actual shutter release (no picture is taken). Pressing the shutter button completely again locks up the mirror again. the picture can be taken after a 2-sec. With the self-timer. it will go back down automatically. Mirror lockup is enabled by accessing [b Custom Function (C. the mirror locks up.Fn)] and setting [Mirror lockup] (p. and after 30 seconds. remote control shooting together with mirror lockup can further prevent camera shake. The mirror locks up.Preventing Camera Shake Mirror Lockup Although remote control shooting can prevent camera shake. delay. later. using mirror lockup to prevent camera vibrations can also help when you use a super telephoto lens or shoot close ups. Shooting Tips Do not point the camera toward the sun. Then press the shutter button completely again to take the picture. The reflex mirror will then go back down. self-timer countdown. pressing the transmit button locks up the mirror before the shot is taken 2 sec. For bulb exposures. With Remote Controller RC-5. The sun’s heat can scorch and damage the shutter curtains. hold down the shutter button until you want to end the exposure. 91 . delay. If you let go of the shutter button during the 2-sec.105) to [1:Enable]. then shoot.

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5 93 . It also teaches how to customize camera functions to suit your preferences.Handy Features This chapter introduces convenient everyday features such as silencing the beeper and preventing shooting without a CF card installed. and prevent dust from appearing on your images. transfer images directly to a personal computer.

Under the [z] tab. the image review will not be displayed. Under the [z] tab. select [Shoot w/o card]. or do any camera operation. Select [Off]. select [Review time]. Select [Off]. “no CF” will be displayed in the viewfinder. then press <0>. select [Beep]. the image review will be displayed up until the [Auto power off] time.Handy Features 3 Silencing the Beeper You can prevent the beeper from sounding when focus is achieved or during self-timer operation. The LCD monitor display will turn off if you put your eye near the viewfinder. then press <0>. then press <0>. then press <0>. If [Off] is set. Set the time. 3 Setting the Image Review Time How long the image is displayed on the LCD monitor immediately after capture can be set. 3 CF Card Reminder This prevents shooting if there is no CF card in the camera. Under the [x] tab. press the shutter button. and you cannot release the shutter. 94 . then press <0>. If there is no CF card installed and you press the shutter button. If [Hold] is set. then press <0>.

3 Setting the LCD Monitor Brightness You can adjust the brightness of the LCD monitor to make it easier to read. prevent the ambient light from affecting the reviewed image. then press <0>. select [Auto power off]. <M>. Also. you can wake up the camera by pressing the shutter button.Handy Features 3 Set the Auto Power-off Time To save battery power. then press <0>. press the <U> key to adjust the brightness. the camera turns off automatically after the set time of idle operation elapses. When checking the exposure of an image. Set the time. You can set this auto power-off time. When the camera has turned off due to auto power off. If [Off] has been set. Under the [c] tab. or <x> button. <B>. setting the LCD monitor brightness at the center of the adjustment scale is recommended. then press <0>. press the <B> button.. then press <0>. Under the [c] tab. With the adjustment screen displayed. 95 . To turn on the LCD monitor again. the LCD monitor will turn off automatically. If [Off] has been set and the camera is not used for 30 min. either turn off the camera yourself or press the <B> button to turn off the camera settings display to save battery power. select [LCD brightness].

If the replacement CF card contains images recorded previously. The file number will appear on the personal computer in this format: IMG_0001. Follow the steps below to select a file numbering method. Even after you replace the CF card.Handy Features 3 File Numbering Method The file number is like the frame number on a roll of film. you should use a newly-formatted CF card each time. If you want to use continuous file numbering. select [File numbering]. [Continuous]: The file numbering continues in sequence even after the CF card is replaced.JPG. You can also change how the file number is assigned. Under the [c] tab. then press <0>. the file numbering continues in sequence up to 9999. the file numbering of the new images might continue from the file numbering of the existing images in the card. The captured images are assigned a sequential file number from 0001 to 9999 and saved in one folder. then press <0>. File numbering after replacing the CF card CF card -1 CF card -2 0051 0052 Next sequential file 96 . This is convenient when you want to save the images numbered anywhere between 0001 to 9999 in one folder in your personal computer.

shooting will not be possible even if the CF card still has storage capacity. The LCD monitor will display a message to replace the CF card. the file numbering returns to continuous or auto reset. This is convenient if you want to organize images according to CF cards. If the replacement CF card contains images recorded previously. the CF card must be formatted before use. 999 is created. the file numbering starts from 0001. The file name extension will be “. For both JPEG and RAW images.JPG” for JPEG images and “. a new folder is created automatically and the file numbering of images saved to that folder starts from 0001. the file name will start with “IMG_”. When you reset the file numbering manually. After the manual reset. To start the file numbering from 0001.CR2” for RAW images.Handy Features [Auto reset]: Resets the file numbering to 0001 whenever the CF card is replaced. This is convenient when you want to use different folders for the images taken yesterday and the ones taken today. File numbering after replacing the CF card CF card -1 CF card -2 0051 0001 File numbering is reset [Manual reset]: You can reset the file numbering 0001 at any time or for a new folder. Each time the CF card is replaced. Be sure to replace the CF card. 97 . [Folder number full] will appear on the LCD monitor. the file numbering of the new images might continue from the file numbering of the existing images in the card. If that folder contains images reaching file number 9999. If folder No.

Under the [c] tab. then playback the image. The vertical image does not rotate on the personal computer screen. The software used is not compatible with image rotation. Then press <0>.Handy Features 3 Auto Rotate of Vertical Images Vertical images are rotated automatically so they are displayed vertically on the camera’s LCD monitor and personal computer instead of horizontally. The vertical image is rotated only for playback. but the image does not rotate during playback. Also. See the descriptions of the settings below and select the desired setting. FAQ The vertical image is not rotated during the image review immediately after it is captured. The setting of this feature can be changed. see “Rotating the Image” on page 119. [OnPD] is set. then press <0>. Rotating an image on the camera’s LCD monitor when [OnD] had been set. [Off]: The vertical image is not automatically rotated at all. Set [OnPD]. the image might not rotate for playback. Use the camera’s bundled software instead. select [Auto rotate]. In such a case. It will be rotated. if the vertical image is taken while the camera is pointed up or down. [OnD]: The vertical image is automatically rotated only on the personal computer. Auto rotate will not work with vertical images captured while [Auto rotate] was set to [Off]. 98 . [OnPD]: The vertical image is automatically rotated on both the camera’s LCD monitor and on the personal computer.

Handy Features B Checking Camera Function Settings While the menu is displayed. Press the <B> button again to return to the menu.63) Color space (p. Camera Function Setting Display Date/Time (p. press the <B> button to display the camera’s current settings.101) Auto power off (p. While the menu is displayed.89) Auto rotate display (p. Press the shutter button halfway to return to the camera setting display.95) 99 .83) WB correction (p.37) Picture Style (p.88)/ WB bracketing (p.98) CF card remaining capacity LCD monitor auto off (p. press the <B> button to display the settings.

1 Select [Clear settings]. then press <0> to clear Select [OK]. then press <0>. 3 Select [OK]. This works in the <d> and other Creative Zone modes. then press <0>. Under the [b] tab. When [Clear all camera settings] is set.Handy Features 3 Reverting the Camera to the Default SettingsN This is for returning all the camera’s shooting settings and Custom Functions to the default. desired option. the Custom Functions. select [Clear all camera settings].86) obtained from the custom white balance and the Dust Delete Data (p. select [Clear settings].112) will be erased. Shooting Settings AF mode AF point selection Metering mode Drive mode AEB Flash exposure compensation One-Shot AF Automatic AF point selection q (Evaluative metering) u (Single shooting) Canceled 0 (Zero) Image-Recording Settings Quality ISO speed Color space White balance WB correction WB bracketing Picture Style 73 100 sRGB Q (Auto WB) Canceled Canceled Standard Exposure compensation 0 (Zero) * The white balance data (p. the camera will be reset to the following settings. 100 . select [Clear all Custom Functions]. To revert the Custom Functions to the default settings. 2 Select the the camera to the default To revert settings. then press <0>.

The Custom Function screen will appear. Under the [b] tab. select [LCD auto off]. 3 Setting a Custom FunctionN 1 Select [Custom Functions (C. Select [LCD auto off].Handy Features 3 Preventing the LCD Monitor from Turning off Automatically This prevents the display-off sensor from turning off the camera settings display automatically when your eye nears the viewfinder. Custom Function No. then press <0>.Fn)]. then press <0>. Press the <U> the number of the Custom Function to be set. Under the [c] tab. Function 2 Select the Customkey to select No. then press <0>. select [Custom Functions (C. You can do it with Custom Functions. Custom Functions can be set and used only in Creative Zone modes. 101 . Select [Disable]. 3 Setting Custom FunctionsN You can customize various camera features to suit your picture-taking preferences.Fn)]. then press <0>.

3 Setting Custom FunctionsN 2 the setting. this is used for the menu function settings. Description menu. 0: SET:Picture Style Press <0> to display the Picture Style selection screen on the LCD monitor. Repeat steps 2 and 3 if you want to set other Custom Functions. (p. You can assign often-used functions to the SET button and cross keys. When the menu is displayed. Clearing All Custom Functions On the [b Clear settings] menu.Fn-1 SET button/Cross keys funct. At the bottom of the screen. When you press the shutter button halfway. 1: SET:Quality When you press <0>. the K is displayed on the LCD monitor to indicate that a Custom Function has been set. the recording quality setting screen appears so you can quickly change the setting. select [Clear all Custom Functions] to reset all the Custom Functions to the default settings. 3 Change the <V> key to select the Press desired setting (number). 102 . then press <0>. 4 Exit the the <M> button to return to Press the menu. the current Custom Function settings are indicated below the respective Custom Function numbers.100) 3 Custom Function SettingsN C.

The AF point selection screen will not be displayed. Cross keys:AF frame selec. noise reduction is performed automatically if noise peculiar to long exposures is detected. or longer. You cannot take another picture until the noise reduction process is completed. Also. To set automatic AF point selection.3 Setting Custom FunctionsN 2: 3: 4: SET:Flash exp comp When you press <0>. press the <S> button. C. to select the center AF point. or longer. noise reduction This is effective for minimizing noise in images exposed for 1 sec. On Noise reduction is performed for all exposures 1 sec. the images recorded in the CF card will be played back. This [Auto] setting is effective in most cases. After you press the shutter button halfway (0). If you want to change the ISO speed or other setting assigned to the <S> key. you can press the <S> key to select the AF point. press the button while the shutter speed and aperture are not displayed. After the picture is taken. 0: Off 1: Auto For 1 sec. or longer exposures. Assigns the same function as the <x> button. 2: 103 . press <0>. the noise reduction process will take the same amount of time as the exposure. the setting screen will not appear. the flash exposure compensation screen appears so you can quickly change the setting. SET:Playback When you press <0>. If you press the button while the shutter speed and aperture are displayed. This setting may be effective for noise that cannot be detected or reduced with the [Auto] setting. Select the AF point while looking at the AF point selection display.Fn-2 Long exp.

This can prevent the AF-assist beam from disturbing another photographer’s shooting. no AE lock In the AI Servo AF mode. AE/AF. (fixed) The flash picture can be taken without camera shake. In the AI Servo AF mode. speed in Av (Aperture-priority AE) mode 1: Auto The flash sync speed is set automatically within a range of 30 sec. Thus.Fn-4 0: 1: AF/AE lock Shutter/AE lock button 2: 3: AE lock/AF Convenient when you want to focus and meter separately. no AE lock This is useful for subjects which keep moving and stopping repeatedly. The exposure is set at the moment the picture is taken. C. 2: 104 . it will emit the AF-assist beam when necessary. AF/AF lock.3 Setting Custom FunctionsN C. to suit the scene’s brightness.Fn-5 AF-assist beam You can enable or disable the camera’s AF-assist beam or have it emitted by the EOS-dedicated Speedlite instead. 1/200sec. you can press the <A> button to start or stop the AI Servo AF operation. C.Fn-3 0: Flash sync. Press the <A> button to autofocus and press the shutter button halfway to attain AE lock. Only external flash emits With an EOS-dedicated Speedlite. you can press the <A> button to stop the AF operation momentarily. This prevents the AF from being thrown off by any obstacle passing between the camera and subject. to 1/ 200 sec. 0: Emits 1: Does not emit The AF-assist beam is not emitted at all regardless of the shooting conditions. the focusing and exposure will always be at the optimum point as you wait for the decisive moment. The exposure is set at the moment the picture is taken.

Effective when you prefer to control the exposure in less fine increments. C. Average Geared for advanced users who want to control the external Speedlite. Since the camera will not execute automatic exposure compensation. 105 . The exposure level will be displayed in the viewfinder and on the LCD monitor as shown below.Fn-7 0: 1: Disable Mirror lockup Enable Effective for telephoto and close-up shots to prevent camera shake caused by the mirror’s reflex action. from low light to daytime fill-flash. aperture.3 Setting Custom FunctionsN C. this mode averages the entire flash metering area. adjust the flash exposure compensation if necessary. etc.Fn-8 0: E-TTL II 1: Evaluative Fully automatic flash photography for all conditions. C.Fn-6 0: 1: 1/3-stop Exposure level increments 1/2-stop Sets 1/2-stop increments for the shutter speed. exposure compensation. AEB.

a flash is fired twice: First when you press the shutter button completely. you can magnify or reduce the view with the <u> and <y> buttons. If C. <E>.3 Setting Custom FunctionsN C. the LCD monitor will not turn on when you turn on the power again. If you press a button like <Z> or <E> which displays a setting screen on the LCD monitor. This creates a light trail following the moving subject such as a car at night. During the magnified view. 106 . 1st-curtain sync. first check that the viewfinder information has turned off before pressing <Z>. The menu screens and image playback will also still be displayed when used. Retain power OFF status If you pressed the <B> button to turn off the LCD monitor and then you turn off the power.Fn-9 0: 1: Shutter curtain sync. the respective setting screen will still appear.118) Image review and playback To see a magnified view during the image review immediately after shooting.Fn-10 0: 1: Magnified view Image playback only (p.Fn-1-4 has been set. C. This helps to save battery power. C. To magnify the playback image with the <x> button. and again immediately before the exposure ends. press the <u> button. hold down the <l> button and press the <u> button. When 2nd-curtain sync is set. the LCD monitor will turn on when you turn on the power again. the setting screen will not appear.Fn-11 0: 1: LCD display when power ON Display When the power switch is turned on. The flash fires immediately after the shot is exposed. the camera settings will be displayed. If the viewfinder information is still displayed and you press the button. 2nd-curtain sync. or other buttons. The flash fires immediately before the exposure ends. If you pressed the <B> button to turn on the LCD monitor and then you turn off the power.

be sure to install the bundled software (EOS Digital Solution Disk/ CD-ROM) in the personal computer. When the program selection screen appears on the personal computer. If the [EOS Utility] screen does not appear on the computer. When the camera model selection screen appears. This is called direct image transfer. see “Connect the Camera and the Computer and then Start EOS Utility” in the Software Instruction Manual in the CD-ROM. While the direct transfer screen is displayed. 107 . For instructions on how to install the software. Turn off the camera’s power switch before connecting it. and the [Direct Transfer] screen will appear on the camera’s LCD monitor. Before connecting the camera to the personal computer.3 Transferring Images to a Personal Computer By connecting the camera to a personal computer. pressing the shutter button halfway will not return the camera to shooting-ready. see “Software Guide. you can transfer images from the camera’s CF card by operating the camera. select [EOS Utility].” Preparation for Image Transfer 1 Connect the camera to the personal computer. The [EOS Utility] screen will appear on the computer. Before disconnecting the cable. 2 Set the camera’s power switch to <1>. select your camera’s model. Use the USB cable provided with the camera to connect it to the personal computer. turn off the camera first and pull out the cable by grasping the plug (instead of the cord).

The <l> button’s blue lamp will blink and the image transfer will start. Select [All images]. then press the <l> button. the lamp will stay on. To select the images. [Select & transfer] Press the <U> key to select images one by one to be transferred to the personal computer. follow the instructions on the next page. press the <l> button. Options other than [All images] are explained below. [New images] Images which have not yet been transferred to the personal computer will be selected by the camera automatically for the transfer. To start the image transfer. To exit. [Transfer order images] You select the images to be transferred to the personal computer in a batch. Transfer all the images in the CF card to the personal computer. 108 . When the image transfer is completed.3 Transferring Images to a Personal Computer Transferring Images to a Personal Computer The images sent to the personal computer will be saved in the [My Pictures] folder (Windows) or [Pictures] folder (Macintosh) in subfolders organized according to shooting date. press the <M> button.

Press the <U> key to select an image. Under the [x] tab. the confirmation dialog will appear.3 Transferring Images to a Personal Computer [Wallpaper] Press the <U> key to select the image and transfer it. If you press <0> instead of the <l> button. 109 . then press the <V> key to place a checkmark <X> on the upper left. 2 Select [Order]. 3 Select the image to be transferred. You can select up to 998 images to be transferred. 1 Select [Transfer order]. The Transfer order screen will appear. An image will appear. To exit. then press <0>. press the <M> button. then press <0> to start the transfer. Select [Order]. then press <0>. Repeat this step for all the images you want to transfer. The image will then appear as wallpaper on the computer desktop screen. Select [OK]. select [Transfer order]. Selecting the Images to be Transferred You select the image to be transferred to the personal computer one by one.

If a RAW+JPEG image is selected for transfer. press the <u> button.3 Transferring Images to a Personal Computer Press the <M> button twice to save the image selections to the CF card. To return to the single-image view. all your image selections for transfer will be canceled. the transfer order may not be possible. Do not insert into the camera a CF card whose transfer order was set by a different camera and then try to specify another transfer order. press the <I> button to see a three-image display. In step 3. About [All] In step 2. up to 998 images will be transferred in one batch. depending on the image type. The selected images might all be overwritten. Also. the screen on the left will appear. 110 . when you select [All]. The menu screen will then reappear. If you then select [Mark all] and press <0>. it will be counted as one image even though both the RAW and JPEG images will be transferred to the personal computer. If you select [Clear all] and press <0>.

follow the instructions below. note the following countermeasures: When changing lenses. Manual self-cleaning Select [Sensor cleaning: Auto]. Under the [b] tab. Press the <U> key to select [Disable]. When storing the camera without a lens attached. press <0>.. If [Clean now] is grayed out and cannot be selected. The self-cleaning will be performed for about 1 sec. You normally need not pay attention to this feature.3 Automatic Sensor Cleaning When you turn the camera’s power switch on or off. then press <0>. Disabling automatic sensor cleaning With the screen above displayed. For maximum effectiveness. press the <U> key to select [Set up]. wait a while until it is selectable. the Self Cleaning Sensor Unit operates to automatically remove dust adhering to the imaging sensor. set the camera upright horizontally (do not tilt up or down) before executing [Clean now]. if you want to activate this self-cleaning manually or disable it. then press <0>. then the menu will reappear. 111 . select [Sensor cleaning: Auto]. Clean the body cap before attaching it. then press <0>. To minimize dust from entering the camera. be sure to attach the body cap. However. With [Clean now] selected. do it in a place with minimal dust.

However. Set the lens focal length to 50mm or longer. Preparation Get a solid-white object (paper. the Self Cleaning Sensor Unit will eliminate most of the dust visible on captured images. you can append Dust Delete Data to the image to later erase the dust spots. look at the front of the lens and turn the focusing ring clockwise all the way. The Dust Delete Data is used by the Digital Photo Professional program (provided) to erase the dust spots automatically. etc.). in case visible dust still remains. 2 Select [OK]. 112 . then press <0>. Under the [m] tab. The Select [OK] automatic self-cleaning of the sensor will be performed. Set the lens focus mode switch to <MF> and set the focus to infinity (∞). If the lens has no distance scale. Obtain the Dust Delete Data 1 Select [Dust Delete Data]. The Dust Delete Data screen will appear. select [Dust Delete Data]. and press <0>. then a message screen will appear.3 Appending Dust Delete DataN Normally.

you should update the Dust Delete Data by obtaining it again.0 feet and fill the viewfinder completely with the white object. it is appended to all the JPEG or RAW images captured thereafter. see the Software Instruction Manual in the CD-ROM. Select [OK] and press <0>. The Dust Delete Data appended to the image is so small that it hardly affects the image file size. The data will also be appended to images taken in the Basic Zone modes. Regarding the automatic dust erasure with the bundled software. Then take the picture. 113 . When it is completed. installing a CF card in the camera is not necessary. The picture will be taken in the aperture-priority mode with an aperture of f/22. The image data will still be obtained. Before an important shoot. The menu will reappear.7 Keep a distance of 20 . the “Data obtained” screen will appear. the data is obtained. After the image is captured. Since the captured image will not be saved. About the Dust Delete Data After the Dust Delete Data is obtained.3 Appending Dust Delete DataN object.30 1. 3 Photograph a solid-whitecm / 0.

the mirror will lockup and the shutter will open to expose the sensor. 2 Select [OK]. • Setting the power switch to <2>. Dust which could not be eliminated by the Self Cleaning Sensor Unit can be directly cleaned off the sensor. If you use a battery. If the power is cut off. For the power source. then press <0>. to <2>. if you want to clean the sensor yourself. Select [OK]. [Sensor cleaning: Manual] is mainly for use by Canon service personnel.3 About “Sensor cleaning: Manual”N Under the [b] tab. select [Sensor cleaning: Manual]. 114 . Under the [b] tab. or opening the battery compartment cover. follow the procedure below: 1 Select [Sensor cleaning: Manual]. In a moment. Set the power switch While cleaning the sensor. then press <0>. the shutter will close and it may damage the shutter curtains and imaging sensor. If the sensor needs to be cleaned directly. using the AC Adapter Kit (p. opening the CF card slot cover. you normally need not use this feature. make sure it is fully recharged. The surface of the imaging sensor is extremely delicate. Never use canned air or gas to clean the sensor. have it done by a Canon Service Center.154) is recommended. 3 Exit the cleaning. Therefore. never do any of the following. You can now clean the sensor. However.

You can also erase images. 6 115 . Learn more about image playback as discussed in chapter 2 “Basic Shooting and Image Playback” and how to view images on a TV set. For images taken with another camera: The camera might not be able to display images captured with a different camera or edited with a personal computer or whose file name has been changed.Image Management This chapter explains features related to viewing images.

2 Select the image. next screen.x Searching for Images Quickly H Display 9 Images on One Screen (Index display) The index display enables faster image searching. 1 Press the <C> button. press the <I> button to display the index display. to move the Press the <S> key green frame in the respective direction. 1 Enable the index display. Press the <C> button and only one image will be highlighted in green. During image playback. 3 116 Select an image. you can view nine images at a time. The selected thumbnail will be highlighted with a green frame. 2 See the the <U> key to go to the Press next or previous nine images. . All nine thumbnails will be highlighted with a green frame. Press the <u> button to enlarge the selected image as a single-image display. Quick Image Search with the Index Display With the index display. Then press the <S> key to select any image.

if the images were shot on different days. the Press the <V> key to select jump method ( Jump 10 images / Jump 100 images / Jump shot date). On the bottom of the screen. The jump mode will end. press the <C> button. To quit the image jump. by jumping. you can browse through them by date. This browsing technique is called Jump. Jump method 1 Go to the jump display. Also. you can see the jump bar. Jump bar 2 Select the jump method. 3 Browse the <U> key to browse Press through the images via the jump method you selected. press the <C> button. you can browse through them by 10 or 100 images at a time.x Searching for Images Quickly C: Jump through Images When the CF card contains many images. 117 . During image playback.

Magnified view is also possible during the image review after shooting. the image will continue to reduce until it reaches the size before it was magnified. If you hold down the button. Press it again to display a magnified image. Pressing the <u> button will magnify the image. To exit the magnified display. then press the <U> key to jump by 10 images. magnified view is possible with the <l> + <u> button. 2 Scroll around the image. To increase the magnification.106) is set to [1: Image review and playback]. press the <u> button to magnify the image. Press the <u> button to display a single image.Fn)] menu’s [Magnified view] (p. hold down the <u> button. 118 .5x to 10x on the LCD monitor. Magnified View Tips The magnified view can be maintained when you see the next or previous image. During image playback. you can view another image without the magnification changing. 1 Magnify the image. press the <x> button and the singleimage display will return. When you turn the <6> dial. Press the <C> button. around Press the <S> key to scroll Magnified area in the respective direction. Press the <I> button to reduce the magnification. Magnified view is possible from the index display.u/y Magnified View You can magnify the image by 1. If the [b Custom Function (C.

<0>. To rotate other images.98) before taking the vertical shots. the image will be rotated for playback. select [Rotate]. key to select the Press the <U> image to be rotated. You can also select an image on the index display. 3 Rotate the image. you can rotate the image so it is displayed in the correct orientation. press the <M> button. Under the [x] tab. 119 . then press <0>. you need not rotate the image as described above. To display the rotated images as rotated for playback When [Auto rotate] on page 98 is set to [OnPD].3 Rotating the Image After taking the picture. 2 Select an image. 1 Select [Rotate]. If you have set [c Auto rotate] to [On PD] (p. the image Each time you press will rotate clockwise. To exit the Rotate screen. The menu will reappear. An image will appear. repeat steps 2 and 3.

. then press <0>. 120 .. Press <0> again to resume the auto play. The display time may vary depending on the image.] for a few seconds. is displayed After [Loading image. The auto play screen will appear. During pause. and return to the To the auto play menu. 2 Start the auto play. select [Auto play]. you can press the <B> button to change the display format. During auto play. [ ] will be displayed on the upper left of the image. you can press the <U> key to view another image. auto power off will not work. press the <M> button. During pause. During auto play. press <0>. Under the [x] tab. the 3 Stop stop auto play. To pause the auto play. 1 Select [Auto Play]. Each image will be displayed for about 4 sec. auto play will start.3 Auto Playback You can playback the CF card’s images in an automatic slide show.

then disconnect the video cable. 4 Press the <x>appear on the TV The image will screen. on and switch 2 Turn linethe TV to Video IN. part of the image might be truncated. (Nothing will be displayed on the camera’s LCD monitor. Open the camera’s terminal cover. The camera’s setting display will appear on the TV screen. Always turn off the camera and the television before connecting or disconnecting them. 1 Connect the camera to the TV. turn off the TV. Depending on your TV or monitor. you can connect the camera to a TV set and view images on the TV screen. If the proper video system format is not set. button. Images might not be displayed if you use a different video cable.) After you finish.Displaying the Images on TV With the video cable provided with camera. set the power switch to <2>. 121 . Use the video cable (provided) to connect the camera’s <1> terminal to the TV monitor’s VIDEO IN terminal. Do not use any video cable other than the one provided. the TV’s input Video IN terminal 3 Set the camera’s power switch to <1>. Set the proper video system format with [b Video system]. Insert the cable plug all the way in. the image will not be displayed properly.

To protect another image. To exit the image protection. This is convenient when you want to erase unnecessary images all at once. then press <0>.3 Protecting Images This prevents the image from being erased accidentally. only the protected images will remain. To cancel the image protection. The <K> icon will disappear. Under the [x] tab. 122 . select [Protect]. 1 Select [Protect]. To erase a protected image. You can also select an image on the index display. 2 Select the image. repeat steps 2 and 3. An image will appear. The menu will reappear.123). Image protect appear at the bottom of the screen and the image will be eraseprotected. Once an image is protected. <K> will When you press <0>. 3 Protect the image. key to select the Press the <U> image to be erase-protected. press the <M> button. If you erase all the images (p. press <0> again. it cannot be erased by the camera’s erase function. you must first cancel the erase protection.

L Erasing Images You can either select and erase images one by one or erase them in one batch. To erase images one by one. Protected images (p. then image displayed will be erased. 1 Playback the image. 3 Erase the images. If you select [All] and press <0>. it cannot be recovered. the image(s) will be erased. 2 Display the <L> button. press <0>. Press The bottom of the screen shows how the image can be erased. Once an image is erased. press the <U> key to select the image to be erased. The Select [Erase]. 123 . To prevent important images from being erased accidentally.122) will not be erased. Make sure you no longer need the image before erasing it. While all the images are being erased. you can cancel the erasure by pressing <0>. the erase menu. protect them. all unprotected images will be erased. When the confirmation dialog appears and you select [OK] and press <0>.

the JPEG file size is displayed. you can still press the <B> button to display or turn off the basic information. To obtain more image detail in the overexposed areas. Highlight Alert When the shooting information is displayed. you can switch to the shooting information display. In image playback modes other than single image. Basic information display Folder number File number Shutter speed and aperture Playback image number/ Total images recorded Shooting information display File number Histogram Flash exposure compensation amount Color space White balance WB correction Shooting mode ISO speed Metering mode Monochrome File size* Image-recording quality Image Shooting time Shooting date Shutter speed Playback image number/ Total images recorded Aperture Image protect Exposure compensation amount * With RAW+JPEG files. set the exposure compensation to a negative amount and shoot again. 124 . the overexposed highlight areas will blink. such as index display and magnified view. The shooting information display shows the following.Shooting Information Display When you press the <B> button during single-image playback.

blue. the brighter and denser the color. The horizontal axis indicates the Bright image brightness level (darker on the left and brighter on the right). The tones in-between will be reproduced. the darker the image. while the vertical axis indicates how many pixels exist for each color brightness level. The more pixels there are toward the left.Shooting Information Display Histogram The brightness histogram display shows the exposure level distribution. the brighter the image. The display can be switched with the [x Histogram] menu. Sample Histograms Dark image Normal image [Brightness] Display This histogram is a graph showing the distribution of the image’s brightness level. 125 . And the RGB histogram display is suited for checking the color saturation and gradation. If there are too many pixels on the left. By checking the image’s brightness histogram. the darker and less prominent the color. Being able to analyze the histogram and using it to improve the next shot requires advanced knowledge and experience. while the vertical axis indicates how many pixels exist for each brightness level. you can see the color’s saturation and gradation condition and white balance bias. The horizontal axis indicates the color’s brightness level (darker on the left and brighter on the right). the respective color information will be lacking. the color will be too saturated with no detail. and green). the highlight detail will be lost. [RGB] Display This histogram is a graph showing the distribution of the image’s brightness level of each primary color (RGB or red. you can see the exposure level bias and the overall tone reproduction condition. the shadow detail will be lost. overall brightness and gradation. And if there are too many pixels on the right. By checking the image’s RGB histogram. If there are too many pixels on the left. And if there are too many pixels on the right. The more pixels there are toward the left. And the more pixels there are toward the right. Only a basic explanation is provided here. And the more pixels there are toward the right.

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you can print multiple pictures in one batch or give the printing order to a photofinisher. In this way. http://canon.Printing Images The camera can be connected directly to a PictBridge printer or to a CP Direct or Bubble Jet printer and print images. You can select a number of pictures and print them all in one batch (DPOF).com/pictbridge/ 127 . such as which paper types to use. number of copies.144) About DPOF DPOF (Digital Print Order Format) is a standard for recording printing instructions (image selections. 7 Canon’s PictBridge Web Site The Web site below gives more information on using your Canon camera with various printers. etc.) in the CF card. (p.

141 128 . follow the instructions applicable to your printer on the pages indicated.138 A Page 139 .141 S Page 139 .Conventions Used in this Chapter As shown below.131 w Page 132 . this chapter includes procedures for various types of printers.” Canon PIXMA/SELPHY DS printer Non-Canon printer Canon SELPHY CP/CP/BJ printer Compatible with PictBridge wPictBridge ACP Direct or Compatible with BJ Direct only Compatible with PictBridge wPictBridge SBJ Direct wPictBridge Preparing to Print : Page 129 .138 Page 132 . “Bubble Jet Direct” is abbreviated as “BJ Direct. After reading “Preparing to Print” on the next page.

up the printer. Connecting the Camera to the Printer 1 Set the camera’s power switch to <2>. 3 Connect the camera to the printer. Printer Applicable Cable w w A w S A S PictBridge only PictBridge and CP Direct PictBridge and BJ Direct CP Direct only BJ Direct only Cable provided with printer Only one plug has the <D> icon. refer to the printer’s instruction manual. Interface cable provided with camera The plug at both ends have the <D> icon. Refer to the table to see which cable you should use.Preparing to Print You do the direct printing procedure entirely with your camera while you look at the LCD monitor. 2 SetFor details. 129 .

refer to the printer’s instruction manual. 4 Turn on the printer. Press the <x> button. The procedure will be different depending on the icon displayed. Icon Reference pages 132 . The image and the printer icon <w>. wPictBridge 6 Playback the image. To connect to the printer. <A>. 5 Set the camera’s power switch to <1>. The <l> button lamp will light in blue. 143 139 . Some printers may have a beeping sound. or <S> indicating a printer connection will be displayed.Preparing to Print When connecting the cable plug to the camera’s <C> terminal.141. 143 ACP Direct SBJ Direct w A S 130 . See the applicable pages below. the cable plug’s <D> icon must face the front side of the camera.138.

Preparing to Print RAW images are not compatible with direct printing. To find out what’s wrong. do not use any cable other than the dedicated interface cable. using AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC20 (optional) to power the camera is recommended.138) When connecting the camera to the printer. On the print setting screen. do the following: Press the <x> button to playback the image and follow the steps below. (p. The error message will be displayed on the LCD monitor. select [Print]. not the cord. turn off the camera and printer first. If you use a battery to power the camera. With a fully charged battery. After printing starts and while the <l> button’s blue lamp blinks. Before disconnecting the cable. Pull out the cable while holding the plug. 1. 2. Press <0>. do not unplug the cable. For direct printing. it indicates a problem with the PictBridge printer. printing up to about 4 hours is possible. 131 . If there is a long beeping sound in step 5. make sure it is fully charged.

Sets the date or file number imprinting to on or off. and layout. screen will appear. Check that the <w> icon is displayed on the upper left of the LCD monitor. Press the <U> key to select the image to be printed. For details. type. Printer-connected icon 1 Select the image to be printed. Some settings might be disabled. The print setting Print setting screen Sets the printing effects. Returns to step 1. and layout you have set will be displayed. the date and file number imprinting. The Paper settings screen will appear. Sets the quantity to be printed. type. 2 Press <0>. trimming. The paper size. Sets the paper size. 3 Select [Paper settings]. 132 . Starts the printing. Sets the trimming area.wPrinting with PictBridge The setting options will differ depending on the printer.and press Select [Paper settings] <0>. refer to your printer’s instruction manual. and other settings might not be available. * Depending on the type of printer.

then press <0>. About the Paper Type When using a Canon printer and Canon paper.wPrinting with PictBridge QSetting the Paper Size Select the size of the paper loaded in the printer. USetting the Page Layout Select Page layout. The Paper type screen will appear. then press <0>. then press <0>. read the printer’s instruction manual to check what paper types can be used. The print setting screen will reappear. YSetting the Paper Type Select the type of the paper loaded in the printer. The Page layout screen will appear. 133 .

The print will have a white border along the edges. the camera name. the print will have borders. Prints in black-and-white with cool. The image will be printed according to the printer’s standard color.137). The image’s Exif data is used to make automatic corrections. this setting enables finer printing adjustments than with “Natural. lens name. On A4 / Letter size paper. The image will be printed with higher saturation to produce more vivid blues and greens. and the image’s PNatural natural color and contrast will be retained. the 4 SetSet as printing effects. aperture. yellowish blacks. exposure compensation amount. 134 . 0Warm tone Prints in black-and-white with warm. [35-upp] will have the file number and date** printed on the bottom of the thumbnail images. ISO speed. Option to print 2. 16. go to step 5 on page 137. then press <0>. However. 20-upc 35-upp Default * From the Exif data. certain items might not be displayed. EOff EOn EVivid 0B/W 0Cool tone Same as the printing characteristics turned “On”. PNatural M The printing characteristics are the same as the “Natural” setting. [20-upc] will have the shooting information* printed on the side of each thumbnail and the file number and date** printed on the bottom of each thumbnail image.” Depending on the printer. 9. etc. 8. Prints black-and-white with true blacks.. shooting mode.wPrinting with PictBridge Borderless Bordered Borderedc xx-up The print will have no white borders. the print will be borderless. 4. 20 or 35 thumbnails of the images ordered through DPOF will be printed. ** This depends on the <I> date/file number imprinting option set in step 5 (p. The shooting information* will be imprinted on the border on 9x13cm and larger prints. No automatic correction will be performed. If you need printing effects. Next. bluish blacks. If your printer cannot print borderless prints. or 20 images on one sheet. not set any necessary. white balance. No automatic correction will be performed. Select the desired item on the upper right. shutter speed. will be imprinted. press the <U> key to select the desired printing effect. then press <0>. With a Canon printer.

When [Default] is selected. then press <0>. if you do step 4 again to change the printing effect’s setting. When is displayed as shown on the left. the adjustments will all revert to the default. 135 . You can then set the parameters for fine adjustments. Saturation Color tone Color balance Off / On / Vivid / Natural k – k k Natural M k k k k k k k k B/W / Cool tone / Warm tone k k k k k – – After making fine adjustments for the printing effect. Select the item. then press <0>. The parameters that can be adjusted for the selected item are shown in the table below. select the item. the printing adjustments can not be adjusted. (k: Adjustable) Item Brightness Adjust levels k (face) Brightener Red-eye correction Contrast Detail set. [Brightness] Press the <U> key to make the adjustment. press the <C> button.wPrinting with PictBridge Adjustment of Printing Effects With step 4.

[Contrast] [Saturation] [Color tone] Press the <U> key to make the adjustment.wPrinting with PictBridge [Adjust levels] Select the item. The previous screen will reappear. then press <0>. then press <0>.]. then press <0>. The Adjust levels screen will then appear. screen will then appear. Press the <U> key to adjust the highlights (white) within 128 to 255. The Detail set. Detail Settings of Printing Effects Select [Detail set. then press <0>. [kBrightener] [Red-eye corr. Press <0> to exit. Select [Manual] and press <0>. Press the <C> button. 136 . Select the item.] Select [Off] or [On]. then press <0>. Press the <U> key to adjust the shadows (black) within 0 to 127.

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[Color balance] Press the <S> key in any of the four directions to move the “ ” mark to the desired position. B is for blue, A is amber, M is magenta, and G is green. The color balance will shift in the respective direction. On the upper right, “SHIFT” indicates the color balance direction and correction amount. Press <0> to exit. The previous screen will reappear. After completing the detail settings of printing effects, press the <M> button, then go to step 5.

5 Setting the date and file number imprinting.
Set as necessary. Select <I>. Press the <U> key to select the item(s) to imprint.

the 6 SetSet asnumber of copies. necessary.
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7 Start printing. then press <0>. Select [Print],
The <l> button’s blue lamp will blink and the printing will start. When the printing ends, the screen will return to step 1. To stop the printing, press <0> while [Stop] is displayed, then select [OK] and press <0>. Handling Printer Errors
If you resolve a printer error (no ink, no paper, etc.) and select [Continue] to resume printing but it does not resume, operate the buttons on the printer to resume printing. For details, see the printer’s instruction manual.

Error Messages
If a problem occurs during printing, an error message will appear on the camera’s LCD monitor. Press <0> to stop printing. After resolving the problem, resume printing. For details on how to resolve a printing problem, refer to the printer’s instruction manual. Paper Error Check whether the paper is properly loaded in the printer. Ink Error Check the printer’s ink level, and check the waste ink tank. Hardware Error Check for any printer problems other than paper and ink problems. File Error The selected image cannot be printed via PictBridge. Images taken with a different camera or images edited with a computer might not be printable.

Depending on the image’s file size and recording quality, it may take some time for the printing to start after you select [Print]. The [Default] setting for printing effects and other options are the printer’s own default settings as set by the printer’s manufacturer. See the printer’s instruction manual to find out what the [Default] settings are.

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Select the image to be printed.
Check that the <A> or <S> icon is displayed on the upper left of the LCD monitor. Press the <U> key to select the image to be printed.

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Print setting screen
Sets the quantity to be printed. Sets the trimming area. Sets the printing style. Returns to step 1. Starts the printing. The printing style settings are displayed. <H> is the date icon.

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select the size of the paper loaded in the printer. Select <R>. then press <0>. Press the <U> key to set the number of copies. then press <0>. 8 small images of the same picture will be printed on the paper. press the <M> button to return to the print setting screen. [Image] (CP Direct) is selectable when card-size paper is used. necessary. For [Paper] (BJ Direct). Set a number from 1 to 99. the item. If you select [Multiple]. [Paper] (BJ Direct) [Borders] Check the [Borders] and [Date] settings and set them if necessary. Select the setting.A/S Printing with CP Direct and BJ Direct [Image] (CP Direct) the 4 SetSelectoptions as desired. When you are done. [Date] the 5 SetSet asnumber of copies. then press <0>. 140 .

the date may look light if it is imprinted on a bright background or border. an error message will appear on the camera’s LCD monitor. [Borders] and [Date] cannot be selected. With CP Direct. Select [Print]. The image will also be cut off along all four edges. When the printing ends. see page 142. 7 Start printing. With BJ Direct. press <0> while [Stop] is displayed. then select [OK] and press <0>. [Borderless] will be set and [Date] will be set to [Off]. the printing will not stop. if [Bordered] is set. the screen will return to step 1.A/S Printing with CP Direct and BJ Direct the 6 SetSet astrimming. With CP Direct. then press <0>. If you are printing multiple pictures. If a problem occurs during printing. the date might be imprinted on the border. 141 . the printing will stop after the current picture is finished printing. if [Multiple] is selected. With CP Direct. if you select [Stop] while printing only one picture. depending on the printer. For details on trimming. necessary. To stop the printing. The <l> button’s blue lamp will blink and the printing will start.

2 Trim the image. It will reappear after 5 sec. Do the trimming right before printing. The smaller the trimming frame. For example. then press <0>. of idle time. The operation guide disappears while you trim the image. you may have to set the trimming again. within the trimming The image area frame will be printed.Trimming the Image You can trim the image and print only the trimmed portion as if the image was recomposed. 142 . a horizontal shot can be printed as a vertical shot. Changing the trimming frame size When you press the <u> or <I> button. If you set the trimming and then set the print settings. the larger the image magnification will be. Move the trimming frame until it shows the desired image area or composition. 1 Select [Trimming]. Rotating the frame The <B> button toggles between the vertical and horizontal orientation of the trimming frame. The trimming screen will appear. the size of the trimming frame will change. Select [Trimming]. Moving the trimming frame Press the <S> key to move the trimming frame in the respective direction.

On the upper left. Easy Printing When you print directly from your camera to your printer. 3 Exit the <0>. look at the camera’s LCD monitor. then press the <l> button lamp that lights in blue. follow the steps below. The smaller you make the trimming frame. If you look at the image on a TV screen. 143 . the grainier the picture will look. [Page layout] / [Borders] settings. Press The Print setting screen will reappear. [Image] / [Paper]. To use the same settings again. Select the image. Any trimming will not be applied. the trimmed image area might not be printed as you specified. you can see the trimmed image area that will be printed. the printing settings will be saved in your camera. The printing will start. the trimming frame might not be displayed accurately. the trimming frame will turn red. The trimming frame shape will be different depending on the [Paper settings]. Only one print can be printed each time. Depending on the printer.Trimming the Image Image area to be printed menu. If the picture will be too grainy. While trimming the image.

and [File [Date].]. then press <0>. Select the setting. then press <0>. The print settings will be applied to all print-ordered images. [Print type] [Date] [File No. The Print order screen will appear. The print setting screen will appear. then press <0>. Under the [x] tab. No. 2 Select [Set <U> key to select [Set Press the up]. Select the item. then press <0>.desired.] 144 . (They cannot be set individually for each image. the options as 3 SetSet the [Print type]. imprinting. date imprinting.3 Print Ordering Print Settings Set the print type. up]. and file No. select [Print order].) 1 Select [Print order].

RAW images cannot be selected for printing. Next. With [Index] prints. Prints both the standard and index prints. might not be imprinted depending on the print type setting and printer model. If this happens with your printer. Press the <7> button. 145 . It will not work if you just extract images from the CF card and try to print them. depending on the image type. On Off On Off [On] imprints the recorded date on the print. you must use the CF card whose print order specifications have been set. The Print order screen will reappear. the date or file No.] are set to [On].] cannot be set to [On] at the same time.3 Print Ordering K Print type Standard Index Both Prints one image on one sheet. select [Order] or [All] to select the images to be printed. Multiple. Certain DPOF-compatible printers and photofinisher might not be able to print the photos as you specified. When printing with DPOF. The print order may not work or may be overwritten. Even if [Date] and [File No. both the [Date] and [File No. refer to the printer’s instruction manual. L K L Date File No. Or check with your photofinisher about compatibility when ordering prints. on the print. thumbnail images are printed on one sheet. Also. [On] imprints the file No. the print order may not be possible. Do not insert into the camera a CF card whose print order were set by a different camera and then try to specify a print order. 4 Exit the menu.

Press the <V> key to select the print quantity. [Standard] [Both] For [Standard] and [Both] For standard-type prints. Press the <I> button to display the three-image view. Press the <U> key to select [Order]. To return to the singleimage display.144) setting. press the <u> button. then press <0>. Total Index icon Quantity 146 . Press the <U> key to select the image to be printed. you can set the quantity (up to 99) for each image. The order screen will appear.will vary depending on The print order the [Print type] (p.3 Print Ordering Selecting Individual Images 1 Select [Order]. 2 Select the image to be printed. Three-image display 3 Order the print.

Press the <7> button again to save the print order to the CF card. To deselect it. Pressing the <V> key toggles between checkmarking and uncheckmarking the box. The menu will then reappear. 147 . checkmark the box <X>. 4 Exit the menu.3 Print Ordering [Index] Check mark Index icon For [Index] If you want to include the image in the index print. repeat steps 2 and 3. leave the box unchecked. The Print order screen will reappear. You can select up to 998 images. To select other images. Press the <7> button.

Select [Mark all]. a quantity of one will be ordered for all the images. The All screen will appear. then press <0>.” 1 Select [All]. all the selected images might not be printed. If you specify more than this.” When using a PictBridge printer. the print order will change to “All images. Note that RAW images cannot be selected for printing even when you set “Mark all. The image selections will be saved to the CF card. Press the <U> key to select [All]. 3 Exit the menu. print no more than 400 images for one print order. and the menu will reappear. screen. then press <0>. Note that after following the “Selecting Individual Images” procedure. 148 . For standard-type prints.3 Print Ordering Selecting All Images The print order can also be set or canceled for all the images in the CF card. if you do the “Selecting All Images” procedure. all the images selected for printing will be deselected. If you select [Clear all]. then the Print order screen will reappear. One print each will be specified for all the images. 2 Select [Mark all]. press the On the Print order <7> button.

“Connecting the Camera to the Printer” up to step 5. 130. order]. Press the <S> then press <0>. 1 Prepare to print. 4 Set the printing options. 3 Select [Print]. also set the printing effects. The print setting screen will appear.132. (p. The Print order screen will appear. you can easily print images specified with DPOF. See page 129.select [Print Under the [x] tab.3 Direct Printing with DPOF With a printer compatible with direct printing. [Print] will be displayed only if the camera is connected to the printer and printing is possible. wPictBridge ACP Direct SBJ Direct wPictBridge Set the [Paper settings] and if necessary. then press <0>. 2 Select [Print order]. key to select [Print]. 134) 149 .

you changed the paper cassette before resuming the printing.8 cm size: 63 images As for the number of index images with BJ Direct. • Before resuming the printing. if [Print type] is set to [Index]. Select [OK]. the CF card’s remaining capacity was low. The printing will start. be sure to set the paper size. With PictBridge. see page 138 for PictBridge. see the BJ printer’s instruction manual.136) cannot be selected. When printing with PictBridge or BJ Direct. [Manual] (p. depending on the printer. With CP Direct.3 Direct Printing with DPOF ACP Direct / SBJ Direct Set the [Style]. If you stopped the printing and want to resume printing the remaining images. Note that printing will not resume if you stop the printing and any of the following occurs: • Before resuming the printing.then press <0>.139) 5 Start printing. If [Bordered] is set. 150 . page 141 for CP Direct. the date might be imprinted on the border. If a problem occurs during printing. Under [Adjust levels]. the number of images printed on one index sheet will be as follows: • Credit card size: 20 images • 9 x 13 cm size: 42 images • 10 x 14. • When you stopped the printing. • In the case of index printing with CP Direct. The date might look light if it is imprinted on a bright background or border. you erased an image that was to be printed. and page 141 for BJ Direct. some printers cannot imprint the file No. you changed the paper settings before resuming the printing. you changed the print order settings. • In the case of index printing with PictBridge. To stop the printing. then select [OK] and press <0>. press <0> while [Stop] is displayed. (p. select [Resume].

Reference This chapter provides reference information for camera features. 8 151 . and other things. The back of this chapter also has an index to make it easier to look up things. system accessories.

When an EX-series Speedlite is attached to the camera. For detailed procedures. If the camera is used with a flash unit or flash accessory dedicated to another camera brand. Be sure to test the flash unit beforehand to make sure it synchronizes properly with the camera. Shoe-mount Speedlites Macro Lites Canon Speedlites other than the EX-series The flash cannot be fired with an EZ/E/EG/ML/TL-series Speedlite set in the TTL or A-TTL autoflash mode. In other words. 152 . Use the Speedlite’s manual flash mode instead if provided. Non-Canon Speedlites The camera can synchronize with compact. Do not attach a high-voltage flash unit on the camera’s hot shoe. The camera is a Type-A camera compatible with all features of EX-series Speedlites. It might not work. or slower. it is like a highoutput flash attached externally in place of the built-in flash. EX-series Speedlites Basically operates like a built-in flash for easy operation. see the EX-series Speedlite’s instruction manual. non-Canon flash units at 1/ 200 sec. the camera may not operate properly and malfunction may result. almost all the autoflash control is done by the camera.External Speedlites EOS-dedicated.

2 Attaching the Eyepiece down into Slide the eyepiece cover the eyepiece groove to attach it. 1 Remove the eyecup. Take the picture. Point the remote controller toward the camera’s remote control sensor and press the transmit button. The camera will autofocus. the selftimer lamp will light and the picture will be taken.4 feet directly in front of the camera. try to keep the camera away from fluorescent light. light entering the eyepiece can throw off the exposure. push it upward. 153 . you can shoot remotely up to about 5 meters/16. From the bottom of the eyecup. When focus is achieved. Using the Eyepiece Cover If you take a picture without looking at the viewfinder. During wireless remote control. Cover. use the eyepiece cover attached to the camera strap. Use the self-timer to do steps 1 and 2 on page 49. Remote control sensor Camera misoperation may occur near certain types of fluorescent light. To prevent this.R Wireless Remote Control With Remote Controller RC-1 or RC-5 (optional).

Do not connect or disconnect the power cord while the camera’s power switch is set to <1>. you can connect the camera to a household power outlet and not worry about the battery level. 1 Connect the power cord. 2 Connect the DC Coupler DR-700. 4 Push in the DC cord cover and install Open the cord as shown.Using a Household Power Outlet With AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC20 (optional). DC Coupler DR-20 is cannot be used with this camera. Connect the power cord as shown in the illustration. 154 . Connect the cord’s plug to the DC Coupler DR-700. the DC Open the cover and insert Coupler until it locks in place. disconnect the plug from the power outlet. the DC cord. Close the cover. When you are finished. 3 Insert the DC Coupler.

2 Open the cover and remove the battery. 3 Take off the battery holder. replace the lithium CR2016 battery with a new one. Its service life is about 5 years. holder and close For the date/time battery. the battery 5 Insert the cover. (+) (–) the battery.Replacing the Date/Time Battery The date/time (back-up) battery maintains the camera’s date and time.orientation. 1 Set the power switch to <2>. The date/time setting will also be reset. 155 . be sure to use a CR2016 lithium battery. 4 Replacesure the battery is in the proper Make + . so be sure to set the correct date/time. If the battery is replaced and the date/ time dialog appears.

9 levels each WB-BKT: B/A and M/G bias 1 level. the RAW+7L and RAW recording quality modes are not displayed. 156 . Shaded menu items are not displayed in Basic Zone modes. / Hold Brightness / RGB 122 119 144 149 107 120 94 125 <m> Shooting 2 menu screen/tabs are not displayed in Basic Zone modes. / 4 sec. In Basic Zone modes. / 8 sec.Menu Settings <z> Shooting 1 menu (Red) Quality Red-eye On/Off Beep Shoot w/o card 73 / 83 / 74 / 84 / 76 / 86 / RAW+73 / RAW Off / On On / Off On / Off Reference pages 60 55 94 94 <m> Shooting 2 menu (Red) AEB Flash exp comp WB SHIFT/BKT Custom WB Color space Picture Style Dust Delete Data 1/3-stop increments. 1-3 Obtaining data to eliminate dust spots with bundled software 76 75 88 89 86 83 63 78 81 112 <x> Playback menu (Blue) Protect Rotate Print order Transfer order Auto play Review time Histogram Erase-protect image Rotate vertical image Specifies images to be printed (DPOF) Select images to be transferred to a personal computer Auto playback of images Off / 2 sec. ±3 levels Manual setting of white balance sRGB / Adobe RGB Standard / Portrait / Landscape / Neutral / Faithful / Monochrome User Def. ±2 stops WB correction: B/A/M/G bias. ±2 stops 1/3-stop increments.

Simplified Chinese. / Off On PD / On D / Off LCD monitor brightness adjustment Enabled / Disabled Setting the Date/Time Continuous / Auto reset / Manual reset Initialize and erase data in the CF card Reference pages 95 98 95 101 37 96 38 <b> Set-up 2 menu (Yellow) 15 languages (English. Spanish.) Clean now / Clean when the power switch is turned <1> or <2> (Enable / Disable).Fn) 121 101 Clear settings 100 Sensor cleaning : Auto Sensor cleaning : Manual Firmware Ver. German.) Clear all Custom Functions (Resets all Custom Function settings to the default. Russian. Dutch. Swedish. / 1min. / 8 min. / 4 min. Traditional Chinese. 111 114 - 157 . French. Norwegian. Clean manually from the lens mount Select to update the firmware Language 37 Video system Custom Functions (C. Korean. / 15 min.Menu Settings <c> Set-up 1 menu (Yellow) Auto power off Auto rotate LCD brightness LCD auto off Date/Time File numbering Format 30 sec. Italian. Danish. / 2 min. Finnish.) NTSC / PAL Customize the camera Clear all camera settings (Resets the camera to the default settings. and Japanese.

Function Availability Table o: Set automatically k: User selectable Basic Zone Mode Dial JPEG RAW RAW + JPEG Auto Manual Standard Portrait Picture Style AF Landscape Neutral Faithful Monochrome User Defined Auto WB White balance Preset WB Custom WB WB correction WB bracketing One-Shot AI Servo AI Focus Auto AF point selection Manual AF-assist beam Single Drive Continuous Self-timer k o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k o o o k k k o o o o o k k k o o o k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k o k k k k k k k k k k k k k o ISO speed 1 k 2 k 3 k 4 k 5 k 6 k 7 k d : Not selectable Creative Zone s f a 8 k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k 158 Quality .

AE lock is applied at the center AF point. Metering mode Exposure Built-in flash Color space Program shift Exposure compensation k k k k k k k k k k k k k k AEB AE lock Depth-of-field preview Auto Manual Flash off Red-eye reduction FE lock Flash exposure compensation o o o o k k k k k o k k k o k o k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k sRGB Adobe RGB o o o o o o o k k AE Lock (In Creative Zone modes) Metering mode AF point selection Automatic AF point Manual AF point selection selection AE lock is applied at the AE lock is applied at the AF point that achieved selected AF point. AE lock is applied at the center AF point. focus.Function Availability Table Basic Zone Mode Dial Evaluative Partial Center-weighted average Creative Zone 6 o 7 o d s f a 8 1 o 2 o 3 o 4 o 5 o k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k q Evaluative metering* w Partial metering e Center-weighted average metering * When the lens’ focus mode switch is set to <MF>. 159 .

When Autofocus Fails The camera might not be able to focus the following types of subjects: Low-contrast subjects Example: Blue sky. Extremely backlit reflective subjects Example: Car with a reflective body. AF will not be possible. Set the lens focus mode switch to <MF> and focus manually. etc.42) 2. If an Extender (optional) is attached and the maximum aperture of the lens is f/5. For details. solid-color walls. Repetitive patterns Example: Skyscraper windows. (p. computer keyboards. In such cases. Overlapping near and far objects Example: Animal in a cage. Focus an object at the same distance as the subject and lock the focus before recomposing. etc. 160 . etc. see the Extender’s instruction manual. Subjects in low light. etc.6 or smaller (larger f/number). do one of the following: 1.

set [c Auto power off] on the menu to [Off]. Even if [c Auto power off] has been set to [Off]. (p. it means the auto power off feature turned off the camera.26) Make sure the CF card slot cover is closed.24) Make sure the battery compartment cover is closed. If this Troubleshooting Guide does not resolve the problem.24) The rechargeable battery will wear out after repeated use. contact your dealer or nearest Canon Service Center. the camera turns off automatically. Use a fully-charged battery. first refer to this Troubleshooting Guide. (p. the access lamp will light/blink for a few sec. The battery is not installed in the camera.28) The access lamp still blinks even when the power switch is set to <2>. If you do not want auto power off to take effect.Troubleshooting Guide If there is a problem. recharge the battery. If pressing the shutter button halfway turns on the power. (p. (p. The battery becomes exhausted quickly. If the power is cut off while an image is being recorded to the CF card. Power Source The camera does not operate even when the power switch is set to <1>.26) If the power lamp does not light. After the image is recorded to the CF card. Purchase a new one. The camera turns off by itself. the LCD monitor will turn off after laying idle for 30 min. Press the <B> button to turn on the LCD monitor. 161 . (p.

(p. see page 38 or 163. (p. 123) If you try to focus in the One-Shot AF mode while the focus confirmation light <o> in the viewfinder blinks. wipe with a lens cloth or soft cloth. This is normal. If a CF card-related error message is displayed.30) To prevent camera shake.Troubleshooting Guide Shooting No images can be shot or recorded. The CF card is not properly inserted. 58) The LCD monitor does not display a clear image.33.28. replace with a new CF card or erase unnecessary images. In low or high temperatures. or focus manually. If dust is adhering to the LCD monitor. The image is out of focus.28) If the CF card is full. (p. It will return to normal at room temperature.32. Press the shutter button halfway again to focus. the LCD monitor display may seem slow or it might look black. 162 . (p. hold the camera still and press the shutter button gently. a picture cannot be taken. Set the lens focus mode switch to <AF>. The built-in flash’s pop-up mechanism shakes slightly. (p. 33) The CF card cannot be used. The camera makes a noise when it is shaken.

If the same error keeps occurring. If the image has been erase-protected. 163 .157) Use the video cable that came with the camera. press the <x> button and check if the picture was captured.122) The wrong shooting date and time is displayed. Write down the error code and consult your nearest Canon Service Center. This may resolve the problem. turn the power switch off and on. (p. Error code If an error code appears right after shooting. (p. there may be a problem. remove and reinstall the CF card or Countermeasures format the card. (p.37) No image appears on the TV screen.Troubleshooting Guide Image Review & Operation The image cannot be erased. The correct date and time has not been set. To recover from the error screen. an error message is displayed. (p. or remove and reinstall the battery.121) Error Codes If a problem occurs with the camera. Make sure the video cable plug is connected all the way in. it cannot be erased. the picture might not have been captured. If error 02 (CF card problem) is displayed.121) Set the video OUT format (NTSC/PAL) to the same video format as the TV. Follow the suggested solution to resolve the problem. After the error is resolved. (p.

Eyecup Ef Angle Finder C Wide Strap EW-100DBll Semi-hard Case EH18-L Battery Pack NB-2LH Date / time CR2016 lithium battery AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC20 Battery Grip BG-E3 Battery Charger CB-2LW or CB-2LWE Car Battery Charger CBC-NB2 DC Coupler DR-700 Compact Power Adapter CA-PS700 Battery Magazine BGM-E3L for two NB-2LH battery packs Battery Magazine BGM-E3A for size-AA batteries 164 .System Map Eyepiece Extender EP-EX15 ST-E2 Rubber Frame Ef 220EX 430EX 580EX Macro Ring Lite MR-14EX Macro Twin Lite MT-24EX E-series Dioptric Adjustment Lenses Bundled Accessories * The Lens Kit includes the EF-S 18-55mm lens.

4 • EOS DIGITAL Solution Disk • Software Instruction Manual (PDF) Interface Cable IFC-400PCU PictBridge-compatible printer Video Cable VC-100 CP Printer Remote Switch RS-60E3 EF-S lenses Remote Controller RC-1 Remote Controller RC-5 Bubble Jet Directcompatible printer EF lenses TV/Video 165 .System Map CF card CF Card reader PCMCIA adapter Personal computer Windows XP (Home Edition / Professional) PC card slot Windows 2000 Professional Windows ME USB port Windows 98 Second Edition (2.0/1.10.1) Mac OS X 10.2 .

3. Adobe RGB Standard. 2. User Def.Specifications • Type Type: Recording media: Image sensor size: Compatible lenses: Lens mount: Digital.3 USB port (USB 2. ISO speed. Portrait. 10. RAW (12bit) Provided (1) Large/Fine: Approx. Faithful.0 JPEG. auto reset.0MB (3888 x 2592 pixels) (3) Medium/Fine: Approx. 9. large single-plate CMOS sensor Effective pixels: Approx. 0. Monochrome.3MB (2816 x 1880 pixels) (4) Medium/Normal: Approx. single-lens reflex.2 x 14.0 Hi-Speed): For connection to a personal computer and direct printing Video OUT terminal (NTSC/PAL) • Imaging Element Type: Pixels: Aspect ratio: Color filter system: Low-pass filter: Dust deletion feature: • Recording System Recording format: Image type: RAW+JPEG simultaneous recording: File size: File numbering: Color space: Picture Style: Interface: 166 . non-removable (1) Sensor cleaning: Auto (2) Sensor cleaning: Manual (3) Dust Delete Data appended to image data Design rule for Camera File System 2.6 times the lens focal length) Canon EF mount High-sensitivity.50 megapixels 3:2 RGB primary color filter Located in front of the image sensor. 1. 10. etc. AF/AE camera with built-in flash Type I or II CF card * Compatible with Microdrive and 2GB or larger CF cards 22.10 megapixels Total pixels: Approx. Picture Style.8mm Canon EF lenses (including EF-S lenses) (35mm-equivalent focal length is approx.7MB (1936 x 1288 pixels) (7) RAW: Approx.3MB (1936 x 1288 pixels) (6) Small/Normal: Approx. high-resolution. Consecutive numbering. Landscape. 1. manual reset sRGB.2MB (2816 x 1880 pixels) (5) Small/Fine: Approx. Neutral.1. 1 . 2.8MB (3888 x 2592 pixels) * Exact file sizes depend on the subject.8MB (3888 x 2592 pixels) (2) Large/Normal: Approx.

white balance correction. flash. flash information (flash ready. precision matte Quick-return half mirror (Transmission:reflection ratio of 40:60. manual Selected AF point display: Superimposed in viewfinder and indicated on LCD monitor AF-assist beam: Small series of flashes fired by built-in flash Effective range: Approx.+1. 95% Approx. focus confirmation light). AE lock.0 diopter Fixed. AI Servo AF. shade. exposure warning). at periphery 167 . exposure information (shutter speed. at center.5ft.5m/11. CF card information Depth-of-field preview: Enabled with depth-of-field preview button • Autofocus Type: AF points: Metering range: Focus modes: TTL secondary image-registration. 20 mm -3. approx. AI Focus AF. custom Auto white balance with the image sensor White balance correction: ±9 stops in full-stop increments White balance bracketing: ±3 stops in full-stop increments * Blue/amber bias or magenta/green bias possible Color temperature information transmission:Provided • Viewfinder Type: Coverage: Magnification: Eyepoint: Built-in dioptric adjustment: Focusing screen: Mirror: Eye-level pentamirror Vertical/Horizontal approx. tungsten.5 . high-speed sync.1ft. FE lock. daylight. 0. Manual focusing (MF) AF point selection: Auto. 3. aperture. no mirror cut-off with EF600mm f/4L IS USM or shorter lenses) Viewfinder information: AF information (AF points. white fluorescent light. exposure level. maximum burst.18 (at 23°C/73°F.Specifications • White Balance Type: Auto white balance: Color temperature compensation: Auto. phase detection 9 AF points EV -0.8x (-1 diopter with 50mm lens at infinity) Approx. flash exposure compensation). cloudy. ISO 100) One-Shot AF. 4.0m/13.0 .

Flash Off. Portrait. Flash-ready icon lights in viewfinder 17mm lens angle of view Provided ±2 stops in 1/3. (1/3. depth-of-field AE.or 1/2-stop increments • Built-in Flash Type: Flash metering: Guide No. Landscape.or 1/2-stop increments AE lock: Auto: Applied in One-Shot AF mode with evaluative metering when focus is achieved Manual: By AE lock button in all metering modes • Shutter Type: Shutter speeds: Shutter release: Self-timer: Remote control: Electronically-controlled. 3 sec. shutterpriority AE. delay Remote Switch RS-60E3 Remote Controller RC-5/RC-1 Retractable. focal-plane shutter 1/4000 to 30 sec.20 (at 23°C/73°F with EF50mm f/1. Night Portrait. Soft-touch electromagnetic release 10-sec. Program).and 1/2-stop increments). E-TTL II autoflash ISO speed: Basic Zone modes: ISO 100 .400 set automatically Creative Zone modes: Equivalent to ISO 100 . aperture-priority AE.4 USM lens.Specifications • Exposure Control Metering modes: 35-zone TTL full aperture metering · Evaluative metering (linkable to any AF point) · Partial metering (approx. ISO 100) Exposure control: Program AE (Full Auto.or 1/2-stop increments (can be combined with AEB) AEB:±2 stops in 1/3. 9% of viewfinder at center) · Center-weighted average metering Metering range: EV 1 .1600 (in 1-stop increments) Exposure compensation: Manual: ±2 stops in 1/3. manual exposure. auto pop-up flash E-TTL II autoflash 13/43 (ISO 100. in meters/feet) Approx.: Recycle time: Flash-ready indicator: Flash coverage: FE lock: Flash exposure compensation: 168 . Close-up. Xsync at 1/200 sec. Sports. bulb.

3 shots per sec. 27.Specifications • External Speedlite EOS-dedicated Speedlite: E-TTL II autoflash with EX-series Speedlite Zooming to match lens focal length: Provided • Drive System Drive modes: Single.5 in. image rotation. and Bubble Jet Direct-compatible printers JPEG images (DPOF printing possible) Provided Version 1. CP Direct. any overexposed highlight areas with no image information will blink Brightness. 1. and jump (by 10 or 100 images. magnified view (approx. by date) In the shooting information mode. 8 * Based on Canon’s testing conditions with a 512MB CF card * Varies depending on the subject.5x . RAW+JPEG (Large/Fine): Approx.000 Approx. Maximum burst: JPEG (Large/Fine): Approx. continuous. etc. 100% 7 levels provided 15 Single image. • LCD Monitor Type: Monitor size: Pixels: Coverage: Brightness adjustment: Interface languages: TFT color liquid-crystal monitor 2. and self-timer Continuous shooting speed: Max. autoplay. shooting information. 230. RAW: Approx.10x).1 compatible • DPOF: Digital Print Order Format 169 . Approx. ISO speed. 9-image index. Picture Style. 10. RGB Single images can be erase-protected or not One image or all images in the CF card can be erased (except protected images) • Image Playback Display format: Highlight warning: Histogram: Protect: Erase: • Image Protection and Erase • Direct Printing Compatible printers: Printable images: Easy printing feature: DPOF: PictBridge.

quantity 1 * AC power enabled with AC Adapter ACK-DC20 * With Battery Grip BG-E3.3 x 16. 8. 2. 0. 510 g / 18. • Dimensions and Weight Dimensions (W x H x D): 126.2 sec.2 x 45. 4.4 V DC 720 mAh 33.0 oz.3 x 0. Approx.] Temperature At 23°C / 73°F At 0°C / 32°F Shooting Conditions No Flash 500 370 50% Flash Use 360 280 • Customization Custom Functions: • Power Source Battery: Battery life: Battery check: Power saving: Date/Time battery: Startup time: * The above figures apply when a fully-charged Battery Pack NB-2LH is used * The figures above are based on CIPA (Camera & Imaging Products Association) testing standards Auto Provided Power turns off after 30 sec. 43 g / 1.40°C / 32°F .5 oz.8 in. 170 .2 mm / 1.7 x 2..6 in.0 x 3.6 x 1.104°F Working humidity: 85% or less • Battery Pack NB-2LH Type: Rated voltage: Battery capacity: Dimensions (W x H x D): Weight: Rechargeable lithium ion battery 7.5 x 94. (body only) • Operation Environment Working temperature range: 0°C . 1.2 x 65 mm / 5. One CR2016 lithium battery Approx. or 15 min. Weight: Approx. size-AA batteries can be used [Number of shots · approx.Specifications • Direct Image Transfer Compatible images: JPEG and RAW images * Images to be used for wallpaper on the personal computer screen must be JPEG images 11 Custom Functions with 29 settings Battery Pack NB-2LH.

68 g / 2. 50/60 Hz 8.104°F 85% or less 91 x 56 x 22.4 V DC 0°C .92 ft.4 oz.40°C / 32°F . Approx.1 in. Battery Pack NB-2LH Approx.240 V AC. 190 g / 6.6 ll Diagonal extent: 74°20’ .2 x 0.6 x 2.3 in.6 x 2.5 mm / 3.240 V AC.5 x 66 mm / 2. Weight: Approx.2 x 0.8 x 6.5 mm / 3.) Filter size: 58mm Hood: EW-60C Diameter x length: 68.7 x 2. Case: LP814 All the specifications above are based on Canon’s testing standards.9 in. 171 . 90 min.40°C / 32°F .9 in.4 V DC 0°C .2 x 2. 100 .23°20’ Vertical extent: 45°30’ .7 oz.) 55mm: 0.28 m / 0.Specifications • Battery Charger CB-2LW Compatible battery: Recharging time: Rated input: Rated output: Working temperature range: Working humidity: Dimensions (W x H x D): Weight: Compatible battery: Recharging time: Rated input: Rated output: Working temperature range: Working humidity: Dimensions (W x H x D): Weight: Angle of view: Battery Pack NB-2LH Approx. 50/60 Hz 8. consult the lens maker. Approx. Maximum magnification and field of view: 18mm: 0.104°F 85% or less 91 x 56 x 22.36 Closest focusing distance: 0.2 oz.28x (81 x 54 mm / 3. 61 g / 2.15°40’ Lens construction: 11 elements in 9 groups Minimum aperture: f/22 .5-5.27°50’ Horizontal extent: 64°30’ . (without power cord) • Battery Charger CB-2LWE • EF-S18-55mm f/3.10x (248 x 161 mm / 9. The camera’s specifications and exterior are subject to change without notice. 90 min.6 in. If a problem occurs with a non-Canon lens attached to the camera. 100 .

42 x 0.S. Image size 22.A.8mm (0.Image Conversion Factor Since the image area is smaller than the 35mm film format.87 x 0. the equivalent lens focal length (crop factor) will increase by 1.58 in.2 x 14.) 35mm image size 36 x 24mm (1.94 in. Please call 1-800-8-BATTERY for information on how to recycle this battery.6x. 172 . and Canada only: The Lithium ion/polymer battery that powers the product is recyclable.) U.

These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on. If such changes or modifications should be made. However. Do not make any changes or modifications to the equipment unless otherwise specified in the manual.Digital Camera Model DS126151 Systems This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures: — Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception. Tel No. One Canon Plaza. U. Note:This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for class B digital devices. — Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.S. uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and. This equipment generates. including interference that may cause undesired operation. Canon U. pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. — Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver. may cause harmful interference to radio communications. there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference. and (2) this device must accept any interference received. if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions.A. you could be required to stop operation of the equipment. (516)328-5600 173 .S. NY 11042. Inc. Lake Success.A. The cable with the ferrite core provided with the digital camera must be used with this equipment in order to comply with Class B limits in Subpart B of Part 15 of the FCC rules. — Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.

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.......................................71 Noise reduction ...103 D Date Date/Time Date/Time............................................. 112 C Camera Camera Function Setting Display .......... 70 Dioptric adjustment ...................... 28.68 Auto play (playback) .............72 Adobe RGB............................ 79. 33 Center-weighted average metering ............ 101 Drive mode..... 134 Creative Zone.... 94 Format . 37 Date/time battery replacement..... 38 Clear settings ................. 8............................................ 103 C.............................90 Holding the camera ...........................................................................................64.20 Battery Power Battery check ..................................... 100............................94 Black-and-white photo ............................. 73 176 ................. 4.......... 49..........Fn-9.95 Auto rotate of vertical images .. 83 sRGB / Adobe RGB Color tone........................... 102 B B/W (printing)...............................99 Camera shake ............. 101 C.....83 AE lock..................... 10......................................... 155 Depth-of-field preview ......... 4 Custom Functions .....................................120 Auto playback .... 135 Continuous shooting ............... 38 Problem .............................................. 135 Cool tone (printing)...........................................98 Autofocus Focusing Av (Aperture-priority AE)...... 80 Bulb exposures ..............84 AEB (Auto Exposure Bracketing)........................... 45 Color balance (printing)................................. 59 Contrast....................... 105 C............... 31 Direct printing Printing Display-off sensor ........................................ 13.............................Index A AC Adapter Kit ... 102 C....................100 Camera shake ................ 20 M icon .......134 Basic Zone.....................120 Auto power off...........68 CF card .............................. 91 Dust Delete Data...................Fn-6..Fn-3................ 5.......... 106 Clearing all.......76 AF Focusing AI Focus AF ............. 38 CF card reminder................. 59 Single/Continuous shooting Self-timer .....................................32 Reset to default settings.........................................32.............................29 A-DEP (Automatic depth-of-field AE)..... 34....... 7........................................... 102 Clock Date/Time Close-up...................... 11 ........ 137 Color space .......................................154 Access lamp .....................56 Aperture-priority AE . 79..Fn-2.......... 17. 104 C............. 100.........Fn-1..................26 Beeper ..............

.............................................................163 Evaluative metering .105 Flash off............................. 153 Focusing AF mode ...............135 Red-eye reduction .............. 117 Magnified view .............75 Flash metering mode.........166 Filter effect (Monochrome).................................................123 Error codes .................... 96 Format (CF card initialization) ................... 42 Folder ............. 98 Erase............................................................................................ 123 Histogram...................... 160 Manual focusing..................................................................80 Yellow / Orange / Red / Green Flash 2nd-curtain sync .........................96 Continuous / Auto reset / Manual reset File size.............................................85 File number ........................................ 94 Blur.........55 Shutter speed fixed at 1/200 sec........... 121 Image conversion factor ....... 115 Protect...135 Faithful .................. 58 Recompose....143 Erase (image) ....75 1/2-stop increments .......42 Focus mode switch ......105 Focus lock.......................... 58 H Highlight alert ...........152 FE lock.....................22............................................................152 Eyepiece cover ............74 1/2-stop increments .............................................................................................Index E Easy Printing..................................... 40 Function Availability Table .................................................................... 56 AF point selection ........105 External Speedlite ..................................................................................................... 41... 158 F Face brightener (printing).............104 Flash exposure compensation ............ 125 Image review time.. 38 Full Auto . 41 Beeper ...................... 172 Image dust prevention.....................54 External Speedlite................. 120 Auto rotate ........... 94 177 ...... 107 Index display ........ 116 Jump display ..........73 Exposure compensation .... 112 Image review time ................................ 50... 124 View on TV.. 58 Difficult-to-focus subjects ........................... .64 FE lock ....................................85 Flash exposure compensation.................................. 122 Shooting information .................. 57 AF-assist beam .. 125 Brightness / RGB I Image Auto playback ..................................................................................... 118 Manual rotate ......106 Effective range................... 33....... 119 Playback ... (printing)............................... 124 Histogram ........30...........................48 Red-eye corr.............. 94 Transfer to personal computer .......... 111..................

........................ 63 Language selection........... 16 Number File number J Jump display.................................................................................................................................16.........50...... 160 Maximum burst .. 103 Nomenclature.......... 31 M M (Manual exposure)..............................4 Metering mode.95 Camera setting screen .... 24 Switch .106................ 63 Power Auto power off...................................... 118 Malfunction .......161 Manual exposure ................. 154 Possible shots.............37 LCD monitor..18...................................... 91.............35..............................20 Index display...........................................71 Magnified view ......116 ISO speed............................................................................... 26 Household power outlet ...... 52 Paper settings (printing) ......... 56 P P (Program AE).......101 Brightness adjustment........13..... 64... 34.................... 127 Picture Style Adjustment.... 81 Pixel count selection ........Index Image transfer... 95 Battery check .... 34 Image playback .. 162 Auto off ................ 134 N Natural/M (printing) ........... 132 Partial metering ..................36 3 icon .................. 109 PictBridge........136 Long exposures Bulb exposures O One-Shot AF ...............................58................. 105 Mode Dial Shooting mode Monochrome photo ..............................117 L Landscape .... 156 Lens ................................... 80................. 134 Neutral.. 60 Playback Image Portrait.................................... 43.....................................................156 Setting operation ... 107 Wallpaper............44.................. 47 Noise reduction ............................................................................................................................53 Mirror lockup .............................................................................................................58 178 ..... 71..................... 78 Selection .............. 63 User defined .... 47.............................................. 63 Night Portrait ............. 27 Recharge .......73 Evaluative / partial / centerweighted average metering MF (Manual focusing) ............71 Manual focusing....................................................................... 73 Personal computer Image transfer........... 115 Menu screen............107 Image Zone...................... 30 Level adjustment (printing) .......................61 Memory card CF card Menu Menu settings ..................

................................................................................... 33 Shutter-priority AE .................... 61 Shutter button....134 Trimming.................124 Shooting mode............................. 66 Sports....... 121 Video OUT (NTSC/PAL)................52 Protect (image erase-protection) ...................... 43 Program AE ........................................49 Shutter release after 2-sec............ 44 Manual exposure .....144 Print/Share button..................................79 Shoot w/o card ........................79........139 Paper settings.............. 109 Trimming (printing) ...............................................................................108............................................60 Red-eye reduction.......... 56 Sharpness......................Index Printing...................................91 Sensor cleaning ..............98................................................. 27............................ 71 Night Portrait .............................72 Aperture-priority AE .... 19 Dioptric adjustment ................ 142 Tv (Shutter-priority AE).. 153 Reset to default............................................... 86 White balance bracketing........... 102 Rotate (image) ......................... 31 W Warm tone (printing). 143 Printing effects .............45 V View on TV ............................. 47 Portrait ........................................... 134 WB White balance White balance..127 CP/BJ Direct ......68 Close-up ...................................................................................................... 48 Full Auto....................................................................... 86 Custom white balance........................90........................ 66 Sports .......94 Shooting information display.......................................... 66 S Saturation....42................... 121..........133 PictBridge ................................ 80 Sepia / Blue / Purple / Green Transfer order (image) ..................... 89 White balance correction ...132 Print order (DPOF) ......................................... 119 T Toning effect (Monochrome)...... 90..55 Remote control.....................111 Sepia (Monochrome) ...52 Program shift ................................... 153 179 .............................20 A-DEP..........................................142 Program AE ... 46 Shots remaining ............................. 52 Shutter-priority AE..62 RAW+JPEG .............. 46 Strap ..........122 Flash off ......... delay ................. 88 Wireless remote control........ 164 R RAW................................................................................ 157 Viewfinder.............................. 135 Self-timer......62 Recharge .........................24 Recording quality selection . 22 System Map .....................80 Servo AF ....................................... 40 Landscape ...................100.....

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